two upcoming workshops
snover at atmos.washington.edu
Thu Apr 13 14:32:36 PDT 2000
I'd like to register for both workshops. Do I do this through you?
Jenny Stone wrote:
> 1) From CSSCR, http://julius.csscr.washington.edu/course_list.htm, an
> introduction to the new Census-related software that the UW has a site
> license for. These products are available in Maps and CSSCR:
> Introduction to Geolytics Products:Census Data
> Four demographic and mapping software collections will be introduced in
> this seminar: CensusCD+Map, CensusCD Blocks, CensusCD 1980 and StreetCD
> These packages form the most convenient and complete demographic and
> geographic reference on the market. You can easily view, query, map, and
> export the U.S. population and housing data (including 1980 and 1990
> U.S. Census, recent estimates, and projections) for various geographic
> contexts, from city blocks to the state level.
> The StreetCD 98 allows you to easily acquire Census TIGER 98 street and
> boundary files. You can view and retrieve geographic data and attributes
> (such as roads, railroads, hydrography , as well as legal, statistical,
> and administrative boundaries for census, transportation, health,
> education and more) from local to national.
> In this class, I will demonstrate how to view and extract data from each
> of these CDs, create reports, and map the data. Participants should be
> familiar with Windows.
> Instructor: Grace Ning Gu
> Date: Friday, April 21
> Time: 2:30pm to 4:30pm
> Place: Savery 137
> 2) And the quarterly scheduled GIS data workshop:
> GIS Data in the Libraries Workshop
> Geared to those working on GIS (Geographical Information Systems) projects,
> this workshop will provide an introduction to the types of GIS data the
> Libraries collects; how to search the Libraries for GIS data; and how to
> evaluate and acquire data for your projects. Especially helpful for ArcView
> and Arc/Info users. Note: The focus of this class is on data acquisition and
> evaluation. This is not an introduction to GIS.
> Tuesday, April 25, 2:00-3:00pm
> Meet in the Allen Auditorium, ground floor, Allen Library. For more
> information, contact jnstone at u.washington.edu.
> Jenny Stone
> GIS Librarian * Map Collection
> University of Washington Libraries
> Box 352900 * Seattle, WA 98195-2900
> phone: 206.543.2725
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