Tutorials and other useful resources

Learn More about Childhood Obesity

Books and Articles

  • The Truthful Art: Data, Charts, and Maps for Communication, by Alberto Cairo  (available online from the Tufts library)
  • How Charts Lie: Getting Smarter about Visual Information, by Alberto Cairo
  • Fundamentals of Data Visualization: A Primer on Making Informative and Compelling Figures, by Claus Wilke (Available online from the Tufts library)
  • The Visual Display of Quantitative Information, by Edward Tufte (Available in print from the Tufts library)
  • Communicating with Interactive Articles (On interactive articles)

Workshop Recordings

Data Visualizations in the News

 The 40 Weirdest (And Best) Charts We Made In This Long, Strange Year:

This New York Times article has a nice range of examples of ways to communicate visually about data: