Data And Analysis For Civic and Social Development

The San Diego Regional Data Library works with nonprofits, governments and journalists to answer data driven questions

Water Quality Data Project

Help build a water quality data repository for exploring one of our most important environmental issues. We’ll be collecting data to create statistical analyses and try to predict beach closures. See the announcement post for details.

 

Knowledge Base

Visit the Knowledge Base for detailed analysis of social issues, with downloadable Jupyter notebooks.

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Summer Project Management Intern

For the Spring and Summer of 2018, The Data Library is recruiting a part time intern to support the Summer projects. This position will involve a range of activities that includes community engagement, outreach and project management. Project Management. Work with...

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Summer 2018 Projects and Internships

For Spring and Summer 2018, the Data Library will be hosting summer analysts and data scientists to work on special projects. Special Social Analysis Projects Pursue special projects in social analysis with large, individual-level  datasets like IPUMS, GSS and NLSY....

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San Diego Data Knowledge Base

We're working on building a new knowledge base, a collection of example Jupyter notebooks related to projects the Library has been working on.  The notebooks include detailed analyses using Jupyter, Python, Pandas and other tools, with most of the notebooks covering ...

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Explore Society with Social Data

Tonight we'll be meeting to talk about two important collections of survey data, The General Social Survey (GSS) and a broad collection of integrated survey datasets, IPUMS.org. Additionally, we'll be meeting with David Lynn, founder of Mission Driven Finance, to talk...

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Explore Social Issues with Microdata

In this Hands-On presentation, we'll be exploring social issues using two sources of microdata: The General Social Survey , a 40 year survey program that asks a representative sample of Americans questions on a huge number of social issues, and IPUMS, a curated,...

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Mission Driven Credit Analysis

We're excited to announce the first of our next round of social data projects. Mission Driven Finance is a San Diego impact investment fund that provides loans to nonprofits, social enterprises, and businesses that benefit the San Diego community.  MDF is interested...

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