Historic Materials as Data

ExhibitGW has unique materials, both physical and digital with computational potential. Come check out historic maps, ledgers, rare books, and other materials going back centuries. You can also learn how to access our digital collections online.

This exhibit is part of Data & GIS Day. Join us in our celebration of GIS and election data! Stop by anytime throughout the day for a stand-alone, 1-2 hour session on a topic relevant to your interests. In the morning presenters will teach how to approach social sciences questions spatially and acquire data. During the midday Exhibits, participants will have an opportunity to interact with historic data and maps available at GW. In the afternoon, we will offer a hands-on introduction to GIS using QGIS, and a session on understanding elections with data featuring presentations by GW researchers. Workshops offered on Data & GIS Day this Fall are Borders and Boundaries: Thinking Geographically with QGISIntroduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS)Popular Economic Data SourcesUnderstanding Elections with DataUnderstanding the US Populace and Business Trends with SimplyAnalytics.

Open to all GWorld cardholders

Sponsored By:

GW Libraries & Academic Innovation

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