Have you ever wondered if your data would be best displayed as a bar chart, line graph, or scatterplot? If so, The Data Visualisation Catalogue might help you decide.
The catalogue helps you to choose the right kind of visual presentation for your data.
The tool, developed by Severino Ribecca, started as a project to create a library of different ways to display information.
Severino initially began the project as a way to develop his knowledge of data visualization and as a reference tool for his own work. Now, the Data Visualisation Catalogue allows users to explore the best ways to graphically present information.
Using the Data Visualisation Catalogue
The various visualization choices allow users to decide on the best chart type for their needs. Users can search the catalogue by function or by list.
The catalogue provides new ideas for how to visually relay information to an audience. Once you select a chart type, it provides:
- The description, anatomy, and functions of the chart
- A display of similar charts in the catalog
- Tools to generate the visualization
- Examples of the chart
- A reference guide for using the chart
With all of this information, I can decide how I want to create the chart and what tools I might need if I decide to modify how the chart is displayed.
If you have ever been stuck when deciding what type of chart to create to best display your data, the Data Visualization Catalogue will be helpful. The site is beneficial for individuals who are often deciding how best to present information or data.
The tool is incredibly useful and I hope to see more visualization charts for displaying qualitative data in the future.
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