Envisioning Information

Author: Edward R. Tufte
ISBN: 1930824149
Release Date: 1990
Genre: Statistics

Provides practical advice about how to explain complex material by visual means, uses extraordinary examples to illustrate the fundamental principles of information display.

Beautiful Evidence

Author: Edward R. Tufte
ISBN: 1930824165
Release Date: 2006-06-29

How seeing turns into showing, how empirical observations turn into explanation and evidence. How to produce and consume evidence presentations.

Re envisioning the MLS

Author: Johnna Percell
Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing
ISBN: 9781787548800
Release Date: 2018-04-13
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

At the heart of any discussion about the future of libraries is the future of librarians—and how well our instructional programs, especially the Master of Library Science (MLS) degree, prepare them for their careers. This book continues the critical conversations around preparing future librarians.

David Byrne

Author: John Howell
ISBN: 1560250313
Release Date: 1992
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

A founding member of Talking Heads, David Byrne has been called by Time "rock's renaissance man", and has established himself as one of popular musi c's most innovative and eclectic performers. 35 photographs.

Interviewing Users

Author: Steve Portigal
Publisher: Rosenfeld Media
ISBN: 9781933820811
Release Date: 2013-05-01
Genre: Business & Economics

Interviewing is a foundational user research tool that people assume they already possess. Everyone can ask questions, right? Unfortunately, that's not the case. Interviewing Users provides invaluable interviewing techniques and tools that enable you to conduct informative interviews with anyone. You'll move from simply gathering data to uncovering powerful insights about people.

Envisioning Power

Author: Eric R. Wolf
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520215368
Release Date: 1999
Genre: Philosophy

This text explores the historical relationship of ideas, power and culture. Looking at several case studies, it analyses how the regnant ideology intertwines with power around the pivotal relationships that govern social labour.

Information Graphics

Author: Robert L. Harris
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199772254
Release Date: 2000-01-06
Genre: Technology & Engineering

This beautifully illustrated book is the first complete handbook to visual information. Well written, easy use, and carefully indexed, it describes the full range of charts, graphs, maps, diagrams, and tables used daily to manage, analyze, and communicate information. It features over 3,000 illustrations, making it an ideal source for ideas on how to present information. It is an invaluable tool for anyone who writes or designs reports, whether for scientific journals, annual reports, or magazines and newspapers.

Visual Function

Author: Paul Mijksenaar
Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press
ISBN: 156898118X
Release Date: 1997-12-01
Genre: Art

Visual Function: An Introduction to Information Design presents and discusses a variety of graphics used in transmitting information, analyzing signs, graphs, and charts through a method similar to that found in Edward Tufte's books (Envisioning Information and The Visual Display of Quantitative Information), which have had an enormous influence on today's graphic designers. With copious color and black-and-white illustrations, this book examines airplane safety cards, street maps, road signs, instruction booklets, corporate logos, subway guides, magazine advertisements, cookbooks, computer diagrams, and car manuals, all as a means of explaining how information can be conveyed without words.

Visual Explanations

Author: Edward R. Tufte
ISBN: 0961392177
Release Date: 1997
Genre: Pattern perception

This book describes design strategies - the proper arrangement in space and time of images, words, and numbers - for presenting information about motion, process, mechanism, cause and effect.

PC Mag

Release Date: 1991-02-26

PCMag.com is a leading authority on technology, delivering Labs-based, independent reviews of the latest products and services. Our expert industry analysis and practical solutions help you make better buying decisions and get more from technology.

Visual Complexity

Author: Manuel Lima
Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press
ISBN: 1616892196
Release Date: 2013-09-10
Genre: Design

Manuel Lima's smash hit Visual Complexity is now available in paperback. This groundbreaking 2011 book—the first to combine a thorough history of information visualization with a detailed look at today's most innovative applications—clearly illustrates why making meaningful connections inside complex data networks has emerged as one of the biggest challenges in twenty-first-century design. From diagramming networks of friends on Facebook to depicting interactions among proteins in a human cell, Visual Complexity presents one hundred of the most interesting examples of informationvisualization by the field's leading practitioners.