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Data Visualization

Data visualization resources and services at the Leatherby Libraries

What kind of data do you have?

There are many types of data and just as many ways to visualize data, so it's important to understand both what type of data you have and the options there are to visualize that type of data.

Is your data qualitative? Multidimensional? Spatial? Temporal/time series? What types of visualizations are commonly understood by your audience?

You may not be aware of all the options you have to present your data, which is where the tools linked below are handy. They provide decision-making assistance when picking a chart type, and in some cases they even help point you to tools that can be used to create that chart.

Resources to help pick a good chart