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Data visualization is the graphical representation of data. There are simple representations such as scatterplots and histograms or very complex visualizations such as chloropeths and Sankey diagrams. Data visualizations, when done well, can quickly convey a vast amount of data in a way that people comprehend quickly. There are a number of useful tools and resources in the Duane G. Meyer Library building that can assist you in creating visualizations.
The following resources provide information about how and why to create and use visualizations.