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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. 

  • Learning Outcomes:

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

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

  • Students will understand the role of Personal librarians and Southwest Collection Staff in assisting with researching a community profile. 

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

  • Bulletin 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.

  • Presenter(s): Presenters: 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, April 17, 2018
Time:
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Location:
Lab 150
Campus:
University Library
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Denise Caspell

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