Magnuson, Lauren (ed.). Data Visualization: A Guide to Visual Storytelling for Libraries. Rowman & Littlefield, 2016
From the publisher:
Data Visualization: A Guide to Visual Storytelling for Libraries is a practical guide to the skills and tools needed to create beautiful and meaningful visual stories through data visualization. Learn how to sift through complex datasets to better understand a variety of metrics, such as trends in user behavior and electronic resource usage, return on investment (ROI) and impact metrics, and data about library collections and repositories.
- Sections include:Identifying and interpreting datasets for visualization
- Tools and technologies for creating meaningful visualizations
- Case studies in data visualization and dashboards
Understanding and communicating trends from your organization’s data is essential. Whether you are looking to make more informed decisions by visualizing organizational data, or to tell the story of your library’s impact on your community, this book will give you the tools to make it happen.