D.C. provides citizens with the access to almost 500 datasets from multiple agencies. Use the data catalog to subscribe to a live data feed in Atom format and access data in XML, Text/CSV, KML or ESRI Shapefile formats. Includes crime statistics, government service requests, licensing, permits and more.
DCHistoryQuest, is an interactive GIS map that provides historical data on approximately 127,000 extant buildings in Washington, D.C. The map offers several operational layers of data for the reader, including historical data on individual buildings, information on properties listed in the D.C. Inventory of Historic Sites and the National Register of Historic Places, information on current-day neighborhood boundaries, historic residential subdivisions, the L’Enfant Plan Boundary, Squares, and Wards.
SimplyAnalytics, formerly SimplyMap, allows users to generate maps and reports from a wide variety of data sources. Variables available include census demographics, Nielsen's PRIZM, EAIS Health Data, and more. Results can be exported as images, xls or csv reports, and GIS compatible formats. Access is limited to five concurrent users.
Users may create an account to save their searches or proceed as a guest.
Coverage: U.S. Census and demographic data from 1790 to present. Updated: Continuously. Contains current and historical U.S. Census and demographic data that can be downloaded. One can create thematic and interactive maps as well as reports at the state, county, census tract, block group, and ZIP code level. Access is limited to three concurrent users.
American University Library's Geospatial Research Lab supports the research and teaching programs of American University faculty, staff, and students through the use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology and resources. The lab builds American University Library's Geospatial Research Lab supports the research and teaching programs of American University faculty, staff, and students through the use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology and resources. The lab builds and curates American University's spatial data collection and provides support for both research methods and software in the pursuit of robust geospatial research on campus. AU scholars working in fields that have not historically used geospatial analysis are encouraged to explore how geographic visualization can assist in examining relationships and causalities, uncovering patterns, and making predictions. Read more about the GIS Lab. http://www.american.edu/library/technology/geospatial/index.cfm