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Data Visualizations and Infographics

Mauldin, Sarah K. C.

Graphics which visually represent data or complex ideas are oftentimes easier for people to understand and digest than standalone statistics. A map shaded with different colors to represent religious affiliations or income levels enables researchers to quickly identify trends and patterns. New free tools and applications offer librarians the opportunity to organize and manipulate data to quickly create these helpful graphics. Learn how to overlay data sets on maps, create infographics for library services and instruction, use mindmapping for group brainstorming sessions, produce detailed timelines, process flowcharts, diagrams, and much more in this complete how-to-guidebook.

 

 

Graph Analysis and Visualization : Discovering Business Opportunity in Linked Data

Richard Brath and David Jonker
Wring more out of the data with a scientific approach to analysis Graph Analysis and Visualization brings graph theory out of the lab and into the real world. Using sophisticated methods and tools that span analysis functions, this guide shows you how to exploit graph and network analytic techniques to enable the discovery of new business insights and opportunities.

 

 

Storytelling with Data : Let’s Practice!

Cole Nussbaumer Knaflic
Influence action through data! This is not a book. It is a one-of-a-kind immersive learning experience through which you can become–or teach others to be–a powerful data storyteller. Let’s practice! helps you build confidence and credibility to create graphs and visualizations that make sense and weave them into action-inspiring stories. Expanding upon best seller storytelling with data’s foundational lessons, Let’s practice! delivers fresh content, a plethora of new examples, and over 100 hands-on exercises.

 

 

Data Visualization for Dummies

Michael Alexander, Inc. Staff Wiley and Sons, Stephanie Diamond, Mico Yuk, and Stephanie Diamond

A straightforward, full-color guide to showcasing data so your audience can see what you mean, not just read about it Big data is big news! Every company, industry, not-for-profit, and government agency wants and needs to analyze and leverage datasets that can quickly become ponderously large. Data visualization software enables different industries to present information in ways that are memorable and relevant to their mission. This full-color guide introduces you to a variety of ways to handle and synthesize data in much more interesting ways than mere columns and rows of numbers.

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