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View Resource Mapping Crime: Principle and Practice

This new research report from the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) and the Crime Mapping Research Center (CMRC) (reviewed in the August 10, 1999 Scout Report for Social Sciences) offers a detailed introduction to the science of crime mapping. Rather than a practical guide to specific software, the report "presents a broad approach and addresses the kinds of questions crime mapping can answer...

https://www.ncjrs.gov/html/nij/mapping/pdf.html
View Resource Chicago Ancestors Screenshot

If you want to peer into Chicago's past, block-by-block, you should definitely give the Chicago Ancestors website a look. The site is a project of the Newberry Library and its goal is "to help genealogists and local historians discover and share historical information about Chicago." The funding for the project came from the Illinois State Library, which used funds provided by the Institute for...

https://www.newberry.org/chicago-ancestors