PolicyMap: Getting Started

Finding URLs for permalinks

  • Save the map/data
     
  • Go to "Saved Work" in the top right corner
     
  • Locate the work you want to link to
     
  • Click on the "Download" icon to the far right of the screen to open it and then copy URL from the address bar (it will be very long)

Alternatively, you in most styles you can opt to provide a link to the database instead of a permalink to the data
(http://binghamton.policymap.com.proxy.
binghamton.edu/maps
OR http://libraryguides.binghamton.edu/go.php?c=11714657
)

APA

APA Reports, Tables and Maps

General format:

Data Source.  Table title [format]. Data date.  PolicyMap. URL. (data accessed).

Examples:

National Center for Educational Statistics.  Averaged freshman graduation rate in 2009-10 [table].  2013. PolicyMap. <http://binghamton.policymap.com.proxy.binghamton.edu/maps> 27 July 2015.


U.S. Census. People living in poverty and some high school completed, 2010-1013 [map]. n.d. PolicyMap. 
<http://binghamton.policymap.com.proxy.binghamton.edu/analytics?p=225829&cx=-75.90352699724974&cy=42.10194218339832&cz=12&m0i=9871807&m0btd=6&m0r0=5&m0r1=100&m0period=2013&m1i=9873920&m1btd=6&m1r0=25&m1r1=100&m1period=2013&lqid=207643> 27 July 2015

Chicago

Chicago Reports and Tables

General Format:

Data source. Title of table, dates. Prepared by Policy Map. permalink URL (date accessed).

Examples:

National Center For Education Statistics. Averaged freshman graduation rate in 2009-10. Prepared by PolicyMap.  http://binghamton.policymap.com.proxy.binghamton.edu/tables?chp=225829,1235561&i=9875653&period=2006,2007,2008,2009,2010 (Accessed July 27 2015).

National Center For Education Statistics. Averaged freshman graduation rate in 2009-10. Prepared by PolicyMap.  http://libraryguides.binghamton.edu/go.php?c=11714657 (Accessed 27 July 2015).

Chicago Maps

General Format:

Title of map, dates. PolicyMap. permalink URL (based on data from <identify data source>; date accessed).

Example:

People living in poverty and some high school completed, 2010-2013. PolicyMap. http://binghamton.policymap.com.proxy.binghamton.edu/analytics?p=225829&cx=-75.90352699724974&cy=42.10194218339832&cz=12&m0i=9871807&m0btd=6&m0r0=5&m0r1=100&m0period=2013&m1i=9873920&m1btd=6&m1r0=25&m1r1=100&m1period=2013&lqid=207643. (based on data from the U.S. Census; Accessed 27 July 2015.)

MLA

MLA Reports and Tables

General Format:

Data source. Title of table, dates., PolicyMap. Medium. Date posted.

Example:

National Center For Education Statistics. Averaged freshman graduation rate in 2009-10. Web.  27 July 2015.

MLA Maps

General Format:

Title of map, dates. Map.PolicyMap, n.d. Medium. Date posted. (based on data from)

Example:

People living in poverty and some high school completed, 2010-2013.  Map. PolicyMap,  n.d. Web. 27 July 2015. (based on data from the U.S. Census Bureau)

Also See:

  • Citation Help and Academic Honesty - for more information on citation in APA, MLA and Chicago Style
     
  • All formats and examples are for example purposes only.   The Citation Manual for each style should always be consulted.