Posts Tagged ‘library data’
2019–11–13 | 2 comments
In Brief Information capitalism, the system where information, a historically, largely free and ubiquitous product of basic communication, is commodified by private owners for profit, is entrenched in our society. Information brokers have consolidated and swallowed up huge amounts of data, in a system that leaves data purchase, consumption, and use largely unregulated and unchecked….
2009–11–11 | 7 commentsTags: about the patron, Beautiful Data, Data-driven decision making, Excel, FlowingData, GapMinder, Google Motion Charts, information dashboards, Infosthetics, library assessment, library data, library metrics, ManyEyes, spreadsheets, Swivel, Tufte, Tukey, Visual Complexity, visualizations
Not just another pretty picture By Hilary Davis Introduction I’m a slave to spreadsheets. Trying to decide between a stacked column bar chart and a 3-D area chart is par for the course in my work. Microsoft Excel© is great for many practical needs, but it doesn’t always support the need to create simple, compelling and…