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Data Visualization Inspiration
Know of other interesting data visualization examples that could be showcased here? Email the Data Science Librarian!
It may not always seem like it, but working with data can be lots of fun! Here are some examples of people who realized (a) essentially everything is some form of data, and (b) the sky's the limit when it comes to data visualizations.
Check out these sites if you're looking for more data visualization inspiration. Seeing how others present data in a visual way, and how effective the result is, can be a great way to expand your own visualization knowledge.
Examples of effective visualizations, including infographics, maps, and networks for a variety of data. Also, just plain interesting to look through!
Information is Beautiful
Lives up to its name, with beautiful graphics, many of which are interactive. Check out the winning graphics from the annual contest.
A viewer for visualization code hosted on GitHub. The site lets users easily see the code used to produce the graphics.
Focused on "visual essays" which often means immersive and interactive graphics. Start with the "greatest hits" section to get a sense of content type.
Storytelling with data
Frames effective data visualization as storytelling. Most visualizations are created in Excel and associated Excel workbooks are available for download.
Awesome visualization research (GitHub)
A (long) list of data visualization sites, books, examples, and more.