Answered By: Kristen Koob
Last Updated: Jun 07, 2017     Views: 40

Staff at the Multimedia Lab in Lamont Library  provide support for creating visualizations. They are open the same hours as Lamont Library. Multimedia Lab staff are on-site to assist users until 12am from Sunday through Thursday, and until 10pm on Friday and Saturdays. To make an appointment, please call (617-495-8730) or e-mail.

Tableau Desktop is installed on on computers in the Multimedia Lab on Level B of the Lamont Library. If you require assistance with Tableau, please contact Paul Worster, Multimodal Learning Librarian or Jess Kloss, Multimedia Specialist.

Staff in the lab have also recommended Harvard Law School Library’s Guide to Data Visualization Tools as well as the following sites and blogs that focus on the topic:

http://thefunctionalart.com
http://flowingdata.com
http://eagereyes.com
http://ilovecharts.tumblr.com
http://infosthetics.com
http://visualizingdata.com
http://visualcomplexity.com/vc
http://visualoop.com
http://d3js.org
http://visualizing.org
http://visual.ly

Also see our Fast Answer for What GIS resources are available to HKS affiliates?

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