Data And Analysis For Civic and Social DevelopmentThe 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.
Project Management Intern
The Data Library is recruiting a project management intern for a paid summer position. See the position posting for how to apply.
Visit the Knowledge Base for detailed analysis of social issues, with downloadable Jupyter notebooks.
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.read more
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...read more
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....read more
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 ...read more
Tonight at Downtown Works, SCALE San Diego and Open San Diego are hosting a workshop on analyzing crime data with Python, Pandas and Matplotlib. Unlike past analysis we done at the Library on San Diego Crime, this analysis uses data from the San Diego Police, rather...read more
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...read more
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,...read more
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...read more
For Summer of 2017, The San Diego Regional Data Library will be running a data internship program, working on pro-bono data analysis projects for nonprofits, governments and journalists in San Diego County. If your organization has questions that can be answered with...read more
Data analysts should always be skeptical of their data, because it very often goes bad. The Quartz bad data guide is a summary of the most common data flaws, from automatic Excel conversions to inappropriate use of Margins of...read more