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Data Visualization: About Data Visualization


Why Visualize

There have been many attempts to explain why visualization might be a useful practice.  Some of these explanations are anecdotal, but there are increasingly compelling arguments that support visualization as a useful component of data analysis and research in general.


Data visualization can be a complicated set of processes to learn.  A good starting place is to learn a bit of the vocabulary you may see in the various tools and tutorials.

Data Curation & Management / Emerging Technologies Librarian

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Danielle Kane
Office: Science Library 226
Phone: 949-824-2024

Google's Dataset Search

Dataset Search enables users to find datasets stored across thousands of repositories on the Web, making these datasets universally accessible and useful.


Many thanks to Angela Zoss at the Duke University Libraries for allowing us to build off of and customize her Introduction to Data Visualization Research Guide.