Monthly Archives: March 2012

State Data Centers

As a Population Research Librarian, I sometimes field questions about census data for individual states. Rather than wading through the Census Bureau page to find detailed data and projections on the state and local level, I often go directly to … Continue reading

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Data Life Cycle

I have been collecting diagrams depicting the concept of Data Life Cycle (or Data Lifecycle) for some time. Merriam-Webster’s online dictionary (2012) defines “life cycle” (the third meaning) as: “a series of stages through which something passes during its lifetime.” … Continue reading

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