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Visualizing Your Data: Home

Are you having trouble crystallizing your research results into effective images? When Excel's bar graphs and pie charts are simply insufficient, there are more powerful tools which can make your data sets pop and sizzle.

Welcome to the Visualising your Data LibGuide!

Welcome to the Scholarly Commons resource page for data visualization at the University of Illinois. Use this LibGuide to explore the variety of data visualization resources for students, faculty, and staff throughout the university and on the web. If you have questions, comments, or know of a resource to be added, please email the Scholarly Commons.

Guide Content

1. Visualization Basics - an overview of some basic data visualization principles

2. Types of Data to Visualize  - a quick overview of 4 kinds of data, and why these are particularly benefited by data visualization

3. Visualization Resources - inspiration and instruction on data visualization

4. Visualization Tools - tools you can use to manage your data and create visualizations

5. Related Illinois Resources - links to related LibGuides, Savvy Researcher workshops, and the Numeric & Spatial Data Services

Scholarly Commons

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Scholarly Commons
306 Main Library
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Phone: 217-244-1331