Tag Archives: data visualization

Free webinar focuses on data-visualization techniques from PLA

(26 Jul 2019)  The Public Library Association (PLA) will present a webinar next month designed to help public library professionals apply data-visualization techniques to their work. The webinar is presented as part of PLA’s Performance Measurement Initiative and features Project Outcome, our free toolkit designed to help public libraries understand and share the impact of essential library services and programs. […]


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RedLink and Dragonfly expand ISPG collaboration

(19 December 2017) RedLink, Inc., and Dragonfly Marketing and Consulting have announced an expansion of their agreement supporting the Independent Scholarly Publishers Group (ISPG), providing eligible publishers access to the usage analytics and data visualization tools provided by RedLink’s Publisher Dashboard and related products. As an independent data company, RedLink is able to provide all […]


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Data visualization webcast videos now online

(11 May 2015) Data visualization brings library stories to life. Using Tableau software, libraries may better harness, analyze, and report their data to internal and external stakeholders. Video recordings of ARL’s recent web series on data management and visualization with Tableau are freely available on ARL’s YouTube channel. The announcement is here.


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Visualising Research: using data visualisation to explore how research is funded in the UK

Win a £2,000 cash prize Around £3 billion of Government funding is apportioned annually between the seven UK Research Councils. This investment creates a huge amount of information, which is held in the ‘Gateway to Research’ database and available for anyone to access online. But how can people make sense of this mass of complex […]


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Do-it-yourself GIS: 20 free tools & data sources for creating data maps

(21 August 2013) The world of mapping and presenting data sets through geographical representations is no longer relegated to GIS librarians and highly trained technologists. New free and open source applications now make it possible to create complex and robust data visualizations in the form of maps that display statistics and poll results. Ellyssa Kroski […]


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