Training Guides & Tutorials

How To: Tutorials

Adding your own municipal data (view PDF) (view .xls template)


Step by Step Training Guide (view PDF)

User Case (view PDF)

Web Tutorials:

MetroBoston DataCommon Hands-On Trainings

MetroBoston DataCommon user trainings are held every month at the Metropolitan Area Planning Council in downtown Boston. Attendees include town planners, government employees, staff from non-profit organizations and private research organizations, and others. Participants receive an orientation to the various components of the MetroBoston DataCommon, and complete a hands-on tutorial of the data mapping and visualization tool to create their own customized maps.

During this two-hour session you will learn how to:

  • quickly access statistics about your city or town
  • conduct analyses with social and economic data
  • customize your own maps
  • save and print your maps

For more information and to register for a training, click here.

Click here to complete an evaluation of the MetroBoston DataCommon hands-on training