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Visual Communication: Home

Using visual communication in scholarly work.

"Visual literacy skills equip a learner to understand and analyze the contextual, cultural, ethical, aesthetic, intellectual, and technical components involved in the production and use of visual materials.  A visually literate individual is both a critical consumer of visual media and a competent contributor to a body of shared knowledge and culture (Visual Literacy Standards Task Force, ACRL, 2011)." - International Visual Literacy Association

Types of Visualizations and What They're Good For

Data Visualization Tips

Find Royalty Free Images

Make sure your visualizations contain images that are free to use. The links below offer a number of royalty free images.

Other Sites:

Government Organizations (such as NASA, NOAA, CDC/PHIL, Department of Agriculture, etc.)


University Digital Repositories

Digital Scholarship Librarian

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Mary Girard
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Danville, KY 40422-1394
Subjects: Computer Science