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Data Visualization

Learn about best practices and tools to visualize data using charts and maps.

Contact Information

The best way to get help is by contacting datahelp@gmu.edu. All of our staff members are familiar with different aspects of data visualization. Send your question and you will be put in touch with the right person.

Digital Scholarship Center Workshops: Check out our workshops on Tableau, GIS or displaying data in Excel. Data Services schedules workshops for the fall and spring semesters. We add and create new workshops throughout the semesters, so check often.

More Information from the Digital Scholarship Center: Get more specific information on best practices, software tools and "how to's."

Related Guides

Big Data & Geovisualization: Learn more about big spatial temporal data and geovisualization. This guide also is a gateway to graduate research in geospatial informatics, earth observing, remote sensing, and geoinformation science

Citing Data: This guide provides detailed information and examples on how you should cite data in your research.

Geospatial Data & GIS: Geographical Information Systems (GIS) is a form of visualizing geographic data. This guide directs you to resources for learning GIS and finding data that you need for projects.

SimplyMap: Getting Started: Guidance for using SimplyMap, a tool for creating geographical visualizations.