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Data Visualization

Resources and Inspiration

NNLM Class: Cool Creative Communications: Dazzling Data Visualization, Tony Nguyen, MLIS, AHIP, Technology and Communications Coordinator, NNLM SEA

NNLM Webinar: New Roads to Follow: Supporting and Advocating for Data Visualization in the Library, Benjamin Hoover, MLIS, Penn State College of Medicine's Harrell Health Sciences Library 


Duke University Libraries
Georgetown University Library

Articles, Websites, and Blogs


Benevento, Daniel, Katherine S. Rowell, Janet Steeger, Ann Cutrell and Marnie Morales. Best Boring Book Ever of Tableau for Healthcare. Westford, MA: HealthDataViz, 2017. Print.
Börner, Katy, and David E. Polley. Visual Insights: A Practical Guide to Making Sense of Data. Cambridge MA: MIT Press, 2014. Print.
Cairo, Alberto. The Functional Art: An Introduction to Information Graphics and Visualization. Berkeley, CA: New Riders, 2013. Print.
Cairo, Alberto. The Truthful Art: Data, Charts, and Maps for Communication. Berkeley, CA: New Riders, 2016. Print.
Few, Stephen. Information Dashboard Design: Displaying Data for At-a-Glance Monitoring. El Dorado Hills, CA: Analytics Press, 2013. Print.
Few, Stephen. Show Me the Numbers: Designing Tables and Graphs to Enlighten. El Dorado Hills, CA: Analytics Press, 2012. Print.
Kirk, Andy. Data Visualization: A Handbook for Data Driven Design. London, UK: SAGE Publications Ltd, 2016. Print.
Munzner, Tamara. Visualization Analysis and Design (AK Peters Visualization Series). Boca Raton, Florida: A K Peters/CRC Press. 2014. Print.
Tufte, Edward. The Visual Display of Quantitative Information. Cheshire, CT: Graphics Press, 2015. Print.
Yau, Nathan. Data Points: Visualization That Means Something. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons Inc, 2013. Print.
Yau, Nathan. Visualize This: The Flowingdata Guide to Design, Visualization, and Statistics. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons Inc, 2011. Print.