GIScience / GIS / Geospatial Instructional Resources This collection emphasizes Open Educational Resources for the teaching and learning – about and with – GIScience, GIS, and related geospatial and mapping technologies. Read full post here.

.entry-header If you search for how to compare two lists in Python, you will find a lot of helpful pages in a lot of places, many of which assume you are working with numbers or you want exact matches. But what if you want to compare all the items in one list with all the…

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Between April 16 and 20, 2020 the Institute of Governmental Studies (IGS), in conjunction with the California Institute of Health Equity and Action(Cal-IHEA), polled 8,800 registered voters about a variety of issues concerning the current state of politics and COVID-19. This was an unprecedented and urgently needed pulse-taking of the California populace during the pandemic….

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In June we added to British History Online records of 22,500 History PhDs awarded in UK and Irish universities between 1970 and 2014. This set of 22,000 theses was added to BHO’s existing series of 7500 records of research degrees awarded between 1901 and 1970.As we explained in an accompanying blog post in June, this…

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Friends, data wranglers, lend me your ears; The Library of Congress’ Selected Datasets Collection is now live! You can now download datasets of the Simple English Wikipedia, the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries, sports economic data, half a million emails from Enron, and urban soil lead abatement from this online collection. This initial set of…

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British History Online has recently digitised and published the records of 22,000 history PhDs from UK and Irish universities. The records cover research degrees awarded between 1970 and 2014, drawn from the IHR’s annual print catalogues of recently completed PhDs. This latest set of records complements an existing BHO series covering degrees awarded 1901-1970 which…

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In an effort to make finding lessons more user-friendly, we’ve officially launched full-text searching for all our lessons. Previously you could use filter buttons to select lessons based on topic or activity, and sort them by date and difficulty. However, you weren’t able to find lessons based on their content. Read full post here.

We like to complain about how data is messy, not in the right format, and how parts don’t make sense. Reality is complicated though. Data comes from the realities. Here are several guides to help with visualizing these realities, which seem especially important these days. Read the full resource here.