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This is My Town: Developing a Community Profile to Better Understand a Location Workshop - Freedonia Paschall, Tom Rohrig and Jake Syma

This is My Town: Developing a Community Profile to Better Understand a Location

This workshop will provide an overview for doing a community profile for a specific area or community.  Library experts from Business, Government information, and the Southwest Collection will illustrate how to best use available resources to develop an in-depth community profile.  This workshop would be useful for classes in business, mass media, nursing, history, etc. or any class that needs to do in-depth research on a community or site.  Resources will include statistical databases, private/local/state/federal/international statistics, etc. Lubbock will be used as an example. 

Bullet Points:

  • Will discuss unique Southwest Collection resources for creating a community profile

  • Will identify key federal government sources like Census, HHS, Interior, etc. for creating a community profile

  • Will provide resources for doing a site selection study.

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Students will learn how to effectively develop a community profile.

  2. Students will understand what resources are available including, but not limited to, government sources, commercial resources, etc.

  3. Students will understand the role of Personal librarians and Southwest Collection

Dates/Time:

  • Tuesday, October 24, 20173-5 pm

Audience: All graduate and undergraduate students primarily in the Social Sciences and Humanities.

Presenter(s): Tom Rohrig, Jake Syma, Freedonia Paschall

Related LibGuide: This is My Town: Developing a Community Profile to Better Understand a Location by Tom Rohrig

Date:
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Time:
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Location:
Lab 150
Campus:
University Library
Categories:
Workshops

Event Organizer

Denise Caspell

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