Research Tools: U.S. Census Bureau Releases Updated Beta Version of DataFerrett
From the U.S. Census:
We are pleased to announce the release of an updated Beta version of DataFerrett, which includes several new features designed to improve access to the 2005-2009 5-year ACS Summary File in DataFerrett.
DataFerrett is a unique data analysis and extraction tool-with recoding capabilities-to customize federal, state, and local data to suit your requirements. (FERRETT stands for Federated Electronic Research, Review, Extraction, and Tabulation Tool.) Using DataFerrett, you can develop an unlimited array of customized spreadsheets that are as versatile and complex as your usage demands.
The Census Bureau would greatly appreciate any feedback from the public regarding these new features.
Please email your comments no later than October 21, 2011 to: email@example.com.
About Gary Price
Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.