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Black Geographies: Cartographies

Interactive Maps

Cartographic Resources

Urban Displacement Project: SF Bay Area-- Gentrification and Displacement: Crafted a displacement typology to classify stages of displacement and gentrification in major metropolitan areas. The ability to layer other layers of data onto this map allows for the comparison of other factors related to, and the impacts of, these processes-- including access to transportation, healthcare, schools and industrial zones.

Anti-Eviction Mapping Project: Consists of activist-scholars that use critical cartography, data visualization, and multimedia storytelling to record the impact of gentrification on racialized dispossession, especially in the Bay Area. Notable is the collective's emphasis on resistance and organizing, harnessing data about evictions, and development to assist movement building.

Atlases, Maps and Gazetteers: The most extensive collection of maps owned by the Library are housed in the Earth Sciences & Maps Library located in 50 McCone Hall.

David Rumsey Map Collection: Focus on rare 18th and 19th century North and South American cartographic history materials. Includes historic maps of the World, Europe, Asia, and Africa. 

GeoData@UC BerkeleyThe library's geoportal that helps users find geospatial data in both vector and raster formats including scanned maps. Users can search both geographically and using a text-based search. 

Locating Data

Statistical Datasets and Demographic Data

Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research Consortium of 325 institutions working together to acquire and preserve social science data in 130 countries. Includes survey data, census records, election returns, economic data, and legislative records.

National Archive of Computerized Data on Aging Located within ICPSR, funded by the National Institute on Aging. Offers data relevant to gerontological research.

UCDATA UC Berkeley's principal archive of social science data and statistics. Presents statistical datasets covering many social science areas, plus reports and statistical analyses.

Chicago Community Area Data: Provides a convenient display of key demographic, social and economic indicators for Chicago community areas from Rob Paral and Associates