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.
A 20-page color insert showcases an extensive selection of visualizations using a variety of technologies and programming languages that can serve as inspiration for creating your own visualizations. 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.