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Introduction to Data Visualization & Mapping for UVic Libraries' DSC - June...

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Mearns Centre for Learning - McPherson Library, Room A308

3800 Finnerty Road

Victoria, BC V8P 5C2

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Are you a UVic student or Staff member and want to learn more about data visualization and mapping? If so, then this hands-on workshop will give you an introduction. Once you’ve completed this session you will be able to do or be aware of the following:

  • The use cases & visualization styles possible
  • Why “cleaning” data is necessary & clean it a Google Sheet or Excel Spreadsheet
  • Best practices for sentiment analysis & do some sentiment analysis
  • Create a Google Sheets bar graph
  • Create a Google Sheets pie chart
  • Create a Google Sheets bubble chart mapping 3 data points
  • Create a Fusion Table point map
  • Create a Fusion Table heat map
  • Create a Fusion Table network chart
  • Create filters for Fusion Table Visualizations
  • Find open data online
  • Collaborative data gathering
  • Know how to publish visualization and/or tables to the web. And collaborate with others
  • Storymap JS
  • Timeline JS
  • Juxtapose JS
  • Awareness of other more advanced tools like Tableau, QGIS, & ARC-GIS

Before attending the orientation, please watch the short instructional videos, and take the pre-workshop quiz, so that you can be prepared for the hands-on exercises during the orientation (this will take less than 30 minutes):

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Mearns Centre for Learning - McPherson Library, Room A308

3800 Finnerty Road

Victoria, BC V8P 5C2

Canada

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