Thursday, January 19, 2012

Workshop to be held on local demographic research

Folks who need information about the region for statistical and comparative purposes are invited to a demonstration from 10 a.m. to noon March 7 by DataHaven Executive Director Mark Abraham at the New Haven Public Library, 133 ELm St., the library said in a statement.
There is no charge for this workshop, the statement said.
"DataHaven is a free online resource with over 400 community indicators at the local level. Drawing on thousands of documents, links and multimedia resources, DataHaven helps to illuminate civic priorities by linking complex policy issues, community indicators, local organizations and grassroots efforts. DataHaven allows users to display information about local neighborhoods with easy to use graphing and charting options," the statement said.
   For more information about DataHaven, visit
The statement also noted: "The public is also invited to become more familiar with the library's repository of Connecticut state documents, which provide invaluable statistical and background resources concerning our state and municipalities.  For more information about business and nonprofit resources, call the library at 203-946-7431. For details about government documents that are available at the library, call 203-946-8130 x 218."
Editor's note: All information in this post was contributed. It is largely unedited here. (Heck yes, as we've said, the folks at the library know their words)


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