State Census Data Center Affiliate
Since 2019 DMAC has been an affiliate of the New York State Data Center (NYSDC) for the U.S. Census Bureau.
The State Data Center (SDC) Program is one of the Census Bureau's longest and most successful partnerships, created to make data available locally to the public through a network of state agencies, universities, libraries, and regional and local governments. The SDC operates through a network of affiliate organizations throughout the State, with a mission to empower data users with understandable, accurate and timely information. SDC affiliates maintain Census and related economic and demographic data and provide information to local governments, businesses, and the public.
As an affiliate of the New York State Data Center, DMAC provides:
- Assistance to researchers at UAlbany and beyond in locating and understanding Census Bureau and related data and information.
- Information services in answering Census Bureau data requests, including requests related to access and use of Census Bureau data and requests related to Census Bureau and Program products
- Training and education for the academic and local communities on accessing and using Census Bureau information and related data and reference sources, including offering workshops.