CISER is an organizational member of APDU and promotes use of APDU resources to the Cornell community. This collection contains webinars that APDU has presented on various topics involving the use of public data. APDU "is a national network that links users, producers, and disseminators of government statistical data. APDU members share a vital concern about the collection, dissemination, preservation, and interpretation of public data." APDU's home page on the web is www.apdu.org.

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  • 101 - Introduction to Data Sets: USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) Demographic Statistics 

    Harris, Virginia (APDU's Public Data University, 2014-05-07)
    Part of APDU's Public Data University series, this webinar serves as a baseline learning experience and systematic overview of demographic statistics at the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS). This presentation ...
  • 101 - Introduction to Data Sets: Bureau of Transportation Statistics Demographic Statistics 

    Young, Peg (APDU's Public Data University, 2014-03-19)
    Part of APDU's Public Data University series, this webinar serves as a baseline learning experience and systematic overview of demographic statistics at the U.S. Bureau of Transportation Statistics. This presentation will ...
  • 201- Intermediate Application of Data Sets: Accessing American Community Survey Statistics 

    Hotchkiss, Marisa (APDU's Public Data University, 2015-04-08)
    Unfamiliar with the many ways you can obtain statistics from the American Community Survey? Learn more about the tools available to help you access current social, economic, housing, and demographic statistics for the ...
  • 201 - Intermediate Application of Data Sets: Census Applications 

    Figueroa, Alexandra; Siemer, Kathleen (APDU's Public Data University, 2014-11-19)
    This presentation will discuss interactive tools for finding Census data. It will highlight the user's ability to customize, share, download, and embed these tools. In addition, it will discuss the Census Bureau's exciting ...
  • 201 - Measuring America: Your Guide to Accessing the Data Tools 

    Brown, Kim (APDU's Public Data University, 2014-11-12)
    This presentation reviews how to access the most frequently used tools for accessing Census Bureau data. We will talk about the data that are available and at what geographic level within each of the tools. We will also ...
  • 301 - What The New DATA Act Means for Data Users 

    Hollister, Hudson (APDU's Public Data University, 2014-06-25)
    Heralded as the nation's first open data law, the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act of 2014 (DATA Act) requires agencies to publish government spending information in standardized machine-readable open data. ...
  • 101 - Introduction to Data Sets: National Center for Health Statistics 

    Madans, Jennifer H. (APDU's Public Data University, 2014-12-03)
    What are the leading causes of death in the U.S.? How many Americans smoke? How many Americans are obese? Are emergency departments more crowded than they used to be? The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) ...
  • 201-Accessing Regional Data: Bureau of Economic Analysis 

    Empey, Nicholas (APDU's Public Data University, 2015-02-18)
    This webinar will provide an in-depth briefing on BEA's regional data programs. Attendees will learn about BEA's measures of economic activity at the state, county and metro-area levels. After a brief overview of how these ...
  • 301 - Federal Spending in the States 

    Rosen-Amy, Sam (APDU's Public Data University, 2015-01-14)
    The federal government makes outlays of over $3 trillion in the states each year, but the actual amount distributed in each state can vary significantly. Nationally, federal spending in the states was equivalent to 19 ...
  • 101 - Introduction to Data Sets: USDA Economic Research Service (ERS) Economic Statistics 

    Glaser, Lewrene; Vasavada, Utpal; Denbaly, Mark (APDU's Public Data University, 2014-04-23)
    Part of APDU's Public Data University series, this webinar serves as a baseline learning experience and systematic overview of demographic statistics at the USDA Economic Research Service (ERS). This presentation will ...

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