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Introduction to Data Visualization (Presentation)

January 31, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Data visualization (or data viz for short) has rapidly developed into a huge area of interest for a broad group of users including researchers, businesses, and anyone looking to effectively communicate a large amount of information to a specific audience. If you have a research question that utilizes data, data visualization and its associated tools can help you analyze and make sense of the information you have gathered. In this presentation, participants will:

  • Be introduced to what data visualization is and why it is both an important and relevant skill to learn in this day and age.
  • Learn more about the types of data visualizations available to choose from and reasons for using specific types of visualizations.
  • Take a look at some resources available for learning more about different types of data visualizations and how to create them.
  • Explore some of the tools used to create data visualizations in a variety of fields.
  • Watch a video showcasing what a great visualization and presentation can look like.
  • Gain some useful tips on how to better design your next visualization.
  • Find out what the Ohio State University Libraries has to offer in terms of data visualization support.

Who: OSU graduate students
When: Thursday, January 31, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Where: Research Commons, 3rd floor of 18th Avenue Library

This event will be livestreamed. To join remotely, visit carmenconnect.osu.edu/dataviz0131. Adobe Flash Player needs to be installed on your computer to join the livestream. Please do not register below if you plan to attend remotely.

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Date:
January 31, 2019
Time:
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Venue

Research Commons (3rd floor, 18th Avenue Library)
175 W. 18th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210 United States
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Website:
library.osu.edu/researchcommmons