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Connect to "SimplyMap"

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Type of Resource: Texts and Links
Description: **It is necessary to create a personal account to access this resource.** SimplyMap is a web-based mapping application that lets users quickly create professional-quality thematic maps and reports using powerful demographic, business, and marketing data. SimplyMap turns complex data into valuable information that is easily accessed through an innovative and user-friendly interface.

With SimplyMap, users can:
Access thousands of demographic, business, and marketing data variables.
Develop interactive thematic maps and export high-resolution images to word processing or presentation software.
Select, sort, and compare data across multiple locations and build custom reports that can be exported to a spreadsheet for additional functionality.
Explore historical census data to understand how regions change over time and use estimates and projections to analyze current and future trends.
Make informed personal and business-related decisions. Questions like what are the social and demographic characteristics of my neighborhood? and where should I locate my retail store? are quickly answered with SimplyMap.
Combine locations and search for areas based on specific criteria.

Geographic Research partners with premier U.S. data providers to give SimplyMap users the most current demographic, business, and marketing data available. SimplyMap provides the following nation-wide data:

Demographic Variables: Population, Age, Race, Income, Ancestry, Marital Status, Housing, Employment, Transportation, Families, and more.
Historical census data: including 1980, 1990 & 2000, plus current year census estimates and 5 year projections.
Business Variables: Detailed Consumer Expenditure, Business & Employee Counts by Industry (by NAICS Code), Consumer Price Index, Quality of Life & Consumer Profiles, and Market Segments.
Other title name: Simply Map
Notes: First time users: Please create a personal workspace as prompted by the SimplyMap site.

Five simultaneous users
Subjects: Geography
Online catalog no. b5476310
Access Information: MSU only   This resource is restricted to people who are either on campus, or associated with MSU. People off campus will be routed to an intermediate page to enter their MSU NetID and password. Entering this password once will allow access to all of the MSU Libraries' IP-restricted resources, as well as other MSU "Single Sign On" services such as the ANGEL Course Management System or D2L Course Management System, and the View Your Library Account section of the library catalog. This access will last until your browser's cookies are cleared, or until you log off from a service that uses Single Sign On.

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