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Data Visualization

The Data Visualization infoguide provides information on data visualization. The following topics are covered in the guide:

  • Visualization software and tools
  • Resources to learn about visualization, including books, courses, and blogs
  • Websites and databases that contain data visualization
  • Steps to create a visualization

Check the Digital Scholarship Center (DiSC) calendar for data visualization workshops this semester or request a group tutorial.



Tableau is a data visualization tool that makes analyzing data easy and useful! It also creates infographics, charts, and maps. Students and teaching faculty get a free academic license for Tableau Desktop. Further information on the free license and resources on how to learn Tableau can be found here.