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Lynda

OSU offers free access here, through the Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML), to Lynda.com's large selection of tutorials on various software and tools from the Microsoft Office Suite to the Adobe Suite, Tableau, and much more. You can sign up for CML membership by bringing your BuckID to Thompson Library, filling out a form with your Ohio address. You should receive your CML card and PIN right after, which you can use to access the Lynda tutorials.

Lynda - Data Visualization Tutorials

Here is a list of just some of the Lynda tutorials related to data visualization. They will be edited in the future with summaries and recommendations. Note that there are a huge catalog of Lynda tutorials for many programs and tools and it can be overwhelming trying to figure out what is most useful for you and your needs.

  1. Lynda - Data Visualization Storytelling Essentials - Bill Shander from Beehive Media gives a solid overview of how storytelling principles and concepts can help you communicate more clearly and effectively to your intended audience. This is an introductory course and suited for all audiences no matter your background or expertise.
  2. Lynda - Creating Animations with Adobe InDesign CC - Diane Burns covers the topic of creating animations, but goes specifically into animating line graphs, bar charts, and simple and fancy pie charts.
  3. Lynda - PowerPoint: Creating an Infographic - For those looking to create infographics but using a more familiar tool like PowerPoint, this tutorial is for you.
  4. Lynda - Designing a Data Visualization - Bill Shander from Beehive Media
  5. Lynda - Data Visualization: Best Practices - Amy Balliett
     

Lynda has a whole section on Infographics here: https://www.lynda.com/Infographics-training-tutorials/1462-0.html

Lynda - Microsoft Excel Tutorials

Here is a list of just some of the Lynda tutorials related to Microsoft Excel.

  1. Lynda - Data Visualization Storytelling Essentials - Bill Shander from Beehive Media gives a solid overview of how storytelling principles and concepts can help you communicate more clearly and effectively to your intended audience. This is an introductory course and suited for all audiences no matter your background or expertise.
  2. Lynda - Creating Animations with Adobe InDesign CC - Diane Burns covers the topic of creating animations, but goes specifically into animating line graphs, bar charts, and simple and fancy pie charts.
  3. Lynda - PowerPoint: Creating an Infographic - For those looking to create infographics but using a more familiar tool like PowerPoint, this tutorial is for you.
  4. Lynda - Designing a Data Visualization - Bill Shander from Beehive Media
  5. Lynda - Data Visualization: Best Practices - Amy Balliett

Tableau Tutorials & Training

Tableau tutorials and training can be found on the official Tableau website as well as through Lynda.

Official Tableau resources:

  1. Tableau's Free Training Videos
  2. Tableau Whitepapers - Tableau Whitepapers is a collection of articles written by experts in data visualization and Tableau, covering different topics of interest within the field of data visualization. Here you will find papers that cover Tableau and Big Data, explain why we use visual analytics, offer tips on how to make your data clearer, talk about the evolution of data storytelling, and more.
  3. Tableau Public Gallery -

 

 

  1. Lynda - Data Visualization Storytelling Essentials - Bill Shander from Beehive Media gives a solid overview of how storytelling principles and concepts can help you communicate more clearly and effectively to your intended audience. This is an introductory course and suited for all audiences no matter your background or expertise.
  2. Lynda - Creating Animations with Adobe InDesign CC - Diane Burns covers the topic of creating animations, but goes specifically into animating line graphs, bar charts, and simple and fancy pie charts.
  3. Lynda - PowerPoint: Creating an Infographic - For those looking to create infographics but using a more familiar tool like PowerPoint, this tutorial is for you.
  4. Lynda - Designing a Data Visualization - Bill Shander from Beehive Media
  5. Lynda - Data Visualization: Best Practices - Amy Balliett

WIP - Various links etc

https://datacarpentry.org/

https://github.com/JuliaPlots

http://docs.juliaplots.org/latest/ecosystem/

 

https://flowingdata.com/

 

https://chrisalbon.com/

Tableau Practice

Makeover Monday

Tableau Tip Tuesday

Workout Wednesday
 

 

dataviz.love

workout-wednesday

http://www.vizwiz.com/


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