School Attendance Boundary Information System (SABINS)provides, free of charge, aggregate census data and GIS-compatible boundary files for school attendance areas, or school catchment areas, for selected areas in the United States.
Electronic Data Center
The Electronic Data Center (ECDS, 3rd Floor Woodruff Library) will assist patrons in identifying and accessing quantitative data sources that are appropriate for their work. In addition, the Center will assist patrons in getting their data into their desired formats and will provide basic assistance in using statistical packages. Please note, however, that the Center does not actually perform analyses for students or help them interpret what their results mean. Assistance in using statistics also avialable through Statistics Help Desk for grad & undergrad honors students.
For assistance with identifying, accessing, and formatting numeric data, contact Dr. Rob O'Reilly, Coordinator, Electronic Data Center (firstname.lastname@example.org or 404-727-6129).
The Data Freeway - a thematically-organized collection of links to on-line data sources
EDC maintains the following specialized list: Selected Resources for Sociologists supplemented by specific course resources. Also check out the LibGuide, Electronic Data Center: Selected Resources for Sociologists for additional help.
Mapping/GIS services and support are offered in the Electronic Data Center. Check out
A guide to resources in geography, cartography, geospatial technologies, and the use of geographic information (maps and data) in research by Michael Page.
Also check out the numerous workshops on GIS offered by Michael Page