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Library Classes: Principles of Effective Data Visualization

This class introduces participants to best practices for creating visualizations and illustrations that effectively communicate research ideas and data stories to a variety of audience types. We will discuss reasons to visualize data, chart types, use cases, tools & resources, accessible design, and ethical practices.

Upon completion of this one-hour workshop, participants will:

  • Understand the importance of data visualizations in the research process
  • ​Recognize the different types of charts available​ for various types of data
  • Learn about tools and resources for creating data visualizations
  • Identify best practices in data visualization and see some examples where it makes sense to break the rules

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