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Recommended Readings for Data Visualizations

Articles and Posts

Data Visualization (definitions)

Data Visualization Best Practices

​Resources at University of Washington

Conferences

Books and Tools

Atlas

  • Atlas, a new Quartz platform for discovering and sharing great charts. Open and free to everyone, 

Storytelling and Communication

Open Courses

Tableau Software Training Resources

Tableau Community Forum

Binning and Data Classification

Color Guidelines & Tools

Interaction Design

Icons

  • iconfinder
  • The Noun Project - Icons and symbols to communicate words in a visual language. Impresive collection of well designed icons.
  • FlatIcon - A lot of free icons. Multiple formats & sizes.
  • BrainyIcons - Brainy Icons Free is a set of 36 hand-drawn free education icons. The icons are available as AI, EPS, PSD and PNG (in 4 sizes: 32×32, 48×48, 64×64, 128×128) and released under the Creative Commons Attribution license.
  • FlagIcons - All country flag icons
  • Kameleon - Versatile icon collection
  • Open Iconic - A free and open icon set
  • Traffico - open source traffic icons 

Web Development

Guides

Slide Deck Tools

  • Reveal.JS - HTML Presentation Made Easy. A framework for creating presentations on HTML
  • Slides - A place for creating, presenting and sharing presentations

Video Capture Tools

  • ActivePresenter - a free solution for making interactive screencasts, rapidly authoring and maintaining interactive e-learning content
  • Camtasia - A powerful, yet easy-to-use screen recorder, Camtasia helps you create professional videos without having to be a video pro. | TechSmith