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Social Explorer - an online demographic research tool - revolutionizes the way researchers, scholars, and students interact with data. Containing all historical US census data from 1790 to the present and simple mapping and reporting tools, it meets the needs of experts and non-experts alike. Newly relaunched, the Social Explorer platform leapfrogs all current online mapping systems, allowing for the nimble addition of new types of data sets from around the world and expanding the user visualization and share tools. Users can create custom maps, which can be seamlessly converted into reports, or download data for offline
processing. Furthermore, users have access to full source documentation for all reports and maps, and every variable links directly to information about where the data originated from and how they were computed so the data can be trusted and easily cited. In addition to being one of the premier research tools, Social Explorer is an ideal teaching resource thanks to its engaging visual approach to demographic information. Sample teaching modules using Social Explorer are available to aid instructors, such as a unit on segregation, and downloadable data and maps can be included in homework and course packets for further analysis.
Why Social Explorer? - Give your students access to the most current and comprehensive demographic information with over 40 billion data elements and 220 years of data, including the entire US Census from 1790 to the present. - Visualize data with customizable, user-friendly maps, allowing unparalleled exploration of demographic and social change, revealing the patterns buried in raw numbers - Create interactive, easily navigable maps, making it easy to explore the vast array of available demographic information - Develop professional-looking reports, presentations, and graphics - save and automatically export reports to Excel and a variety of
statistical packages - Save time and eliminate errors - reports automatically calculate aggregates, percentages, and medians - Full source documentation is available for all reports and every variable links directly to information about where the data originated and how it was computed - Save projects in your personal MyExplorer account for archiving, collaboration, and more - Bring online learning into the classroom with various teaching tools such as lesson plans and slideshow creation tools
Readership: Scholars, researchers, and students at institutions
that have sociology, geography, history, economics, political science, religion, and urban studies departments.
Andrew A. Beveridge
Andrew A. Beveridge PhD., President and CEO of Social Explorer, is Professor of Sociology at Queen's College and the Graduate School and University Center of the City University New York.
For additional information on the Social Explorer team please visit the About page located at: www.socialexplorer.com/about.
"Social Explorer is a highly appealing website with versatile maps and reports... it should be available at any major library." - William Frey, Research Professor, University of Michigan and Senior Fellow, the Brookings Institute.
How to subscribe This product is available by annual subscription to institutions worldwide. Subscription prices are based on the size and type of institution. Please contact us for a price quotation. Free trials are available! Free trials of all our online products are available to institutions. Librarians and central resource coordinators can register for a trial at www.oxfordonline.com/freetrials Contact Information Customers within North and South America: E: firstname.lastname@example.org T: 1 800 624 0153 F: 1 919 677 8877 Customers outside North and South America: E: email@example.com T: +44 (0) 1865 353705 F: +44 (0) 1865 353308