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Last Updated: May 3, 2016 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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From May 3 until May 27, 2016, we have trial access to PolicyMap, a US national data mapping tool and analytics platform with which to perform demographic and socioeconomic analysis, from a neighborhood census block group up to a national level, as well as create custom regions. 

PolicyMap data can be presented as maps, tables, charts and pre-built reports that can be incorporated into papers, presentations, blogs and websites. Users can also download data from PolicyMap for use in other tools or upload their own address-based data for use in PolicyMap.

You can see the full Policy Map data listing on our trial site by going to 

Very short videos the provide a glimpse of how PolicyMap works

Brief Demo: 
Quick Start Video of the basic maps page
PolicyMap in Action:  Maps: 
PolicyMap in Action:
  3-Layer Maps (Workforce Development Example):
PolicyMap in Action:  Reports:
Using the PolicyMap Data Loader: can also self-upload unlimited amounts of their own address-based data into PolicyMap using this tool.) 


Weekly public PolicyMap overview webinars are also scheduled every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.  In PolicyMap, go to  “Support”, “Training Calendar” to register for a session.

We'll have trial access until May 27, 2016, so please give it a try and let us know what you think.


Educational Administration Abstracts

This research database includes more than 146,800 bibliographic records dating back to 1966 and covering such topics as educational leadership, educational management, and educational research, as well as other areas important to educational administration.

We'll have trial access until May 20, 2016, so please give it a try and let us know what you think.


Education Source

This research database covers all levels of education — from early childhood to higher education — as well as all educational specialties such as multilingual education, health education, and testing.

It has full text for more than 2,000 journals, including hundreds not previously available in any databases and for more than 550 books and monographs and over 1,200 education-related conference papers. Its indexing and abstracts of more than 5.6 million articles in over 3,500 journals extends back to 1929.

We'll have trial access until May 20, 2016, so please give it a try and let us know what you think.



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