Interaction Design WikiData Literacy and Visualisation

Interactive Visualization Materials







On ethics

On color

On interactivity


A variety of useful toolkits have been designed to help support information visualization applications. Some include support for the full visualization pipeline from data to interactive graphics, while others focus only on a subset, typically graphics and interaction.

Visualization Cheatsheets

Visualization Toolkits

Visualization Tools

Visualization Programming Environments

Network Analysis Tools

Color Tools

Data Literacy Resources (Fall semester 2019)


General / good reads

Data quality

Data formats / conversions


Geospatial data

Working with the CLI

The command line interface (CLI, often referred to as "shell" or "terminal") is a very powerful tool, and each operating system has one. Working with the CLI is easiest on Linux and Mac, and they are both similar since they are both based on Unix. I really recommend getting to know the 101 of working with the terminal, e.g. through this tutorial. Here are some more tips for working with data on the CLI. This Twitter account gives useful and sometimes funny tips on how to make the most of the terminal.

Data processing in R