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Data Science: Data Visualization
Finding Data / Data Sources
Professional Associations, Groups and more
iSchool Data Science Program
Research Data Services
Some Tools for Data Visualization
R @ R-Project.org
R is great for statistical computing and graphics (see especially the ggplot2 and lattice packages). And it's open source.
Tagxedo turns words - famous speeches, news articles, blog posts or tweets -- into a word cloud
Social Explorer allows the researcher to make maps and reports, visually analyze, explore and understand the current and historical demography of the United States.
A listing of visualization resources.
GIS (Geographic Information Systems)
Information about visualizing geographic data is available on this
Books on Data Visualization
Atlas of Science: Visualizing What We Know
, by Katy Borner; MIT Press, 2010
Data Insights: New Ways to Visualize and Make Sense of Data
, by Hunter Whitney; Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, 2013
Data Visualization: a Guide to Visual Storytelling for Libraries
, edited by Lauren Magnuson. Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, 2016
Data Visualization for Design Thinking : Applied Mapping
, by Newman, Winifred E. New York, NY : Routledge, 2017.
Infographics: The Power of Visual Storytelling
, by Jason Lankow, Josh Ritchie and Ross Crooks; John Wiley and Sons, 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Analytics & Data Visualization
, by Doug Harts, Jim Dugan and Tricia Wilcox Almas; McGraw-Hill/Osborne, 2011
Sage Handbook of Visual Research Methods
, Sage, 2011.
Visual Complexity: Mapping Patterns of Information
, by Manual Lima; Princeton Architectural Press, 2011
Visualization of Time-Oriented Data
, Springer, 2011.
Visualize This: The FlowingData Guide to Design, Visualization, and Statistics
, by Nathan Yau; John Wiley and Sons, 2011
Journals on Data Visualization
Computing and Visualization in Science
Blogs to Follow
Nathan Yau's blog on data visualization.
Data Visualization (LinkedIn)
Information graphics and data visualizations
Visual Business Intelligence
A blog by Stephen Few
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