University of Michigan Visualization Report

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A little while ago I attended a brown bag session at MLibrary that is part of the summer series titled, I Don’t Think That Means What You Think It Means (+1 for The Princess Bride reference) on visualization. For me it was particularly interesting because it elucidated that there is not a standard accepted definition for what exactly constitutes visualization. That brown bag was where I

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first learned about U of M’s Future of Visualization committee, which undertook a campus-wide survey last March to suss out what visualization activities were going on across campus, what resources were being utilized, and where the gaps are.

The committee has just released a report detailing the findings of the survey – you can read the whole report here.

The report includes an overview of visualization activities across the University of Michigan by pulling information from over 1,100 campus respondents. There is an entire section dedicated…

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