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Datapoints: News from the Lippincott Library of the Wharton School

Tableau Desktop Now Available at Lippincott Library!

Tableau Desktop, a data visualization and exploration tool, is now available at Lippincott Library.

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Through this software, users can build a variety of interactive charts, graphs, maps, and dashboards. With its no-code required, drag and drop interface, it’s a great resource for beginners and seasoned data analysts alike. You can upload your own data and combine multiple data sets or use a sample set provided in the tool. Unlike Tableau Public, the desktop version allows individuals to connect more data sources, read CSV files, and save work locally. To view a real-life example of Tableau in action, visit Penn’s Diversity Dashboard linked here. To get started with Tableau Desktop, visit the Lippincott Library Information Desk.

For more information on using the platform, follow this link for Tableau’s Get Started Guide or visit their video tutorial library. Have any questions? Please contact Lippincott Library for assistance.