PolicyMap free trial: extended through April 30

Friday, March 3, 2017 - 15:00 to Monday, April 3, 2017 - 15:00

Students and researchers want tools to link geospatial data to health and social issues. Tulane University Libraries have a trial license to PolicyMap, an online mapping tool made for non-social science, non-geography learners which enables access to data about U.S. communities and markets. Data sources include BRFSS, CDC (6), CMS, DHS Immigration Yearbook, EPA(6), FEMA(2), HUD(18), NCHS(5), USDA(9). Our trial extends through April 30.


Link to PolicyMap trial: https://tulane.policymap.com/maps


Product demonstrations

1. The MapChat: Easy Mapping for Public Health insight


2. Presentation by Professor Victor W. Perez, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice, University of Delaware, The Geography of Environmental Justice 



Training Tutorials: 

Register for online basic training webinars to learn how to create map elements: data layers, and data points to describe a geographic area. 

Trainers welcome phone calls: 1-866-923-MAPS (6277)



More information is on the GIS and Public Health Guide including a handout: