Data Visualization for the Rest of Us: A Beginner's Guide
A webinar on how to effectively turn data into visuals that tell the story of your library's impact.
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You don’t have to be a graphic designer to present your library statistics in a way that effectively communicates value. Learn quick and easy tips for visually displaying statistics that will enable you to tell a powerful story about your library, whether your data visualization aspirations consist of adding a few Excel charts to a board report or designing a complex infographic for your website.
Presented by: Linda Hofschire, Research Analyst, Library Research Service, Colorado State Library
This is an encore presentation from the 2015 Association for Rural & Small Libraries conference.
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- View slides (pdf)
- View chat (xls)
- View captions (txt)
- Learner Guide for this webinar. Use alone or with others to extend your learning.
- Infographic Templates (ppt) - Letter and Legal sized
- Library Research Service
- School Libraries and School Achievement Infographic (pdf)
- Research Institute for Public Libraries
- PLA Preconference: Think, Do, Show: Practical Techniques for Analyzing, Using, and Visualizing Data to Improve Practice and Demonstrate Impact
- Infographic Software:
- Tips and Inspiration:
- Software Tutorials:
- Icon/Image Sources:
- Symbol Font Sources:
- Color Blindness: Compliant Color Use
- Chart Selection Guide: Tableau Whitepaper: Which Chart or Graph is Right for You?
- Shared in Chat:
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3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Eastern Standard Time, North America [UTC -5]
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