SimplyMap is a web-based mapping application that lets users quickly create professional-quality thematic maps and reports using demographic, business, and marketing data. SimplyMap requires you to create a personal workspace before proceeding.
What sort of data is included:
Image from Uses of Economic Census Data, Census.gov
SimplyMap inlcudes many terms that are specific to data collection at the local, state, and national levels. These terms are from across various disciplines that may use SimplyMap including Urban Studies, Economics, and Business.
If you create maps and reports in SimplyMap and incorporate them in a research paper, poster, or PowerPoint presentation, you will need to cite the information. There are many different citations styles so check the OWL guide for formatting.
If you are not sure of the name and date of the variable you are using, you can View Metadata. Refer to Where can I find more information about a specific data variable FAQ
To cite a map in APA style:
Here is an example of a Simply Map variable entry:
Now, the citation for this entry if accessed on January 17, 2016:
Geographic Research, Inc. (2016). Median Household Income Data 2012 retrieved January 17th, 2016, from SimplyMap database.
For more information see the Simply Map help page on citations.