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Is Your Library in the Correct Location?

Use this easy tool to confirm your library's location or move your library to the correct place.

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Instructions for Using this Map (Revised with images)
Instructions for Adding New Public Libraries Using this Map

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iMapLibraries Public Libraries - Lifelong Learning

Find public libraries offering classes for computer training, jobs & workforce readiness, ESL, and e-government assistance; connect with public libraries' calendars, web sites and social media.

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Map Showing Library Diversity
The red push pins represent library locations having a diversity index of 15 or higher, yellow push pins are libraries with a diversity index of 10 to 14, red dots are libraries with a diversity index of 5 to 9, and the green pushpins are libraries with a diversity index of 1 to 4. You can zoom into an area using the scale bar at the left edge of the map as well as click on an individual push pin or dot to find out more details about the diversity factors being served by the library in question.

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Map Showing Percent Hispanic

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Using GIS for Demographic Analysis
GIS is a useful tool for analyzing demographic data surrounding libraries. The GIS map shows Census Block Groups with high percentages of African American, Hispanic, and households on Public Assistance. It can also show underserved populations with no nearby libraries. More analysis is in the works.

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Examples of GIS Analysis:

Block Groups with High Percentage using Public Assistance

Block Groups with High Percentage Hispanic

Block Groups with Underserved African Americans (High Percentage African American located 2+ miles from a Library)

A county-by-county look at diversity
USA Today 7/14/2010
Racial and ethnic diversity have increased significantly since 2000, new Census data show. The probability that two people chosen at random in each of the USA's 3,143 counties would be of a different race or ethnicity (on a 0-100 scale):

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