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October 19, 2011

New NHGIS site

from the announcement:

The Minnesota Population Center is pleased to announce the release of the new National Historical Geographic Information System (NHGIS) website, including:

A redesigned front page providing access to new FAQs, user guides and data documentation
A redesigned data extract system that allows users to:
download multiple years of data in one extract
download multiple geographic levels (states, counties, etc.) in one extract
constrain or expand data searches flexibly by specifying any combination of geographic levels, years, topics, or datasets
The new site also provides Census 2010 Redistricting Data with corresponding 2010 shapefiles. More
new data from the American Community Survey and 2010 Summary File 1 will be added throughout the

Explore the new site now!

October 13, 2011

Digital Humanities GIS Projects

A list of humanities-related "investigations" utilizing GIS: DH GIS Projects