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PAM 3250: Neighborhoods, Housing and Urban Policy Library Research Guide: Home

Introduction to using and understanding the US Census and American Community Survey. It includes a Social Explorer tutorial to help you generate data tables and create maps.

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Getting Started

Welcome to the research guide for PAM3250: Neighborhoods, Housing and Urban Policy. This guide will help you to effectively use research databases and other resources like the US Census and the American Community Survey, as well as Social Explorer, to help you find and map census data.

To begin the Social Explorer tutorial, navigate using the blue tabs above, or simply start by clicking below:

Please use the tabs along the top to navigate through this research guide. We have librarians that specialize in social science research support available to help. Schedule an appointment through our research support request form.

Examples of support offered:

  • Refining research topics
  • Developing a search strategy
  • Finding literature, supporting evidence, data, and statistics
  • Citation management assistance with either Mendeley, Zotero, EndNote

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