Data Visualization Guides

This reading list contains resources for studying data visualization practices and making choices regarding the visualizations you design. It is platform agnostic, which is to say it is not focused on Tableau or some other popular visualization tool

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Berinato, S. (2016). Good charts: The HBR guide to making smarter, more persuasive data visualizations. Harvard Business Review Press.
Evergreen, S. (2019). The data visualization sketchbook. SAGE.
Evergreen, S. (2019). Effective data visualization: The right chart for the right data (2nd ed.). SAGE.
Evergreen, S., & McMahon, G. (N.D.). Chart chooser: Cards, templates, and infographic poster. Chart Chooser Cards.
Few, S. (2012). Show me the numbers: Designing tables and graphs to enlighten (2nd ed.). Analytics Press.
Few, S. (2013). Information dashboard design: Displaying data for at-a-glance monitoring (2nd ed.). Analytics Press.
Knaflic, C. N. (2015). Storytelling with data: A data visualization guide for business professionals. Wiley.
Wexler, S., Shaffer, J., & Cotgreave, A. (2017). The big book of dashboards: Visualizing your data using real-world business scenarios. Wiley.

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