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Data Visualization

Whether you’re a beginner in learning data visualization or if you’re adding the final touches to your dashboard, we’re here to help.

What support is available for Data Visualization?

We can help you with:

  • Selecting a tool
  • Preparing data
  • Data visualization and dashboard design
  • Critical data visualization considerations
  • Accessible design
  • Other data visualization-related questions

**We do not provide technical support for tools (such as Tableau)


Resources


Tools

  • Tableau Public
    • Free
    • Data visualization tool that can build charts and dashboards

 

  • Microsoft Power BI
    • Free trial, though may be provided through Office 365 account
    • Data visualization tool that can build charts and dashboards

 

  • RAWGraphs
    • Open source
    • Build complex charts through a drag and drop interface in your browser -- no downloads necessary

 

  • And more. Please reach out if you would like help with choosing a tool

Workshops

Accessibility & Data Visualization Workshops

Sign up for an accessibility and data visualization workshop to take a deeper dive into the topic and learn some practical skills you can apply to your own visualizations.

October 25, 2022: Introduction to Accessibility & Data Visualization

October 26, 2022: Alternative Text for Data Visualization Workshop

October 27, 2022: Accessible Colors for Data Visualization Workshop

October 28, 2022: Data Visualization Accessibility Audits Workshop

 

Better than Best Practices: Inclusive Data Visualization

Data visualization design “best practices" often do not prioritize (or outright reject) efforts to be inclusive. This workshop will establish new "best practices" and provide an opportunity to test them out in a visualization. Data visualization experience is not required, though some familiarity with accessing and using spreadsheet software may be helpful. The first half of this workshop will be a presentation, and the last half will be a collaborative activity in breakout rooms.

Next Session: TBA