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Data visualizations help us identify trends and communicate information about large datasets. This workshop introduced users to the basics of using Tableau Public, a free and easy-to-use data visualization tool. We reviewed how to import data, navigate the Tableau interface, and create simple visualizations for publishing and sharing online.

Dashboard published using the Eviction Lab data, displaying a choropleth map of eviction filings from 2020 to present

Interested in working with large volumes of published content from news, scholarly and other publications? Constellate and Proquest TDM Studio are library services that allow researchers to mine data from a variety of sources and start visualizing, analyzing, and exporting data right away. In this workshop, we compared these two platforms, perform searches, and learn about text analysis more generally.

Slide entitled "Analyzing and Visualizing Text with Constellate and TDM Studio." Title is framed with two yellow corners of a square (upper left and upper right.) In the lower right corner of the frame is the Research Data and Digital Scholarship Data Jam logo