Resource List: Information Design for the Common Good

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August 16, 2019

Resource List: Information Design for the Common Good

Infographic showing US immigration statistics
 

Following a fascinating Lunch & Learn with Courtney Marchese on Information Design for the Common Good, the Dahdaleh Institute has compiled a list of resources which were suggested by event attendees and the presenter.

Design Resources
Which Tool is Right for your Data Viz Project by Scott Berinato (download)

Data Visualization Books

informationisbeautiful.net/visualizations/dataviz-books/

Choosing a Visual Form

data-to-viz.com

Empathy Mapping:

nngroup.com/articles/empathy-mapping/

Interaction Design Foundation Article Library:

interaction-design.org/literature/topics

Free Icons!

thenounproject.com/

Stanford d.School Resources

dschool.stanford.edu/resources

Design Thinking Bootleg

dschool.stanford.edu/resources/design-thinking-bootleg

Edward Tufte

edwardtufte.com/tufte/
*We have a copy of one of his books, Beautiful Evidence, at The Dahdaleh Institute for a limited time. Everyone is welcome to come by and look through it while it is here.

Tips for creating effective, engaging data visualizations

tableau.com/learn/articles/data-visualization-tips

Ottawa model of research use: A framework for adopting innovations

NCCMT’s summary of Ian Graham’s work on the Ottawa Model of Research Use
nccmt.ca/knowledge-repositories/search/65

Dylomo

Software for complex program evaluation
dylomo.com/

Access Ability: A Practical Handbook on Accessible Graphic Design

rgd.ca/resources/accessibility/access
Event attendee at Seneca College Professor Johanne Daoust dropped provided hard copies to the Dahdaleh Institute offices. Everyone is welcome to come by and check them out!

Association of Registered Graphic Designers (RGD)

rgd.ca/resources/videos/video-archive
As well as Access Ability, they seem to have a rich Video & Case Studies archive

RGD So(cial) Good Design Awards

rgd.ca/programs/sogood-awards
Event attendee at Seneca College Professor Johanne Daoust provided hard copies of the 2013 Awards publication to the Dahdaleh Institute. Everyone is welcome to come by and check them out!

Design Thinking for Educators

designthinkingforeducators.com

The Field Guide to Human-Centered Design

designkit.org/resources/1

Human-Centered Design Toolkit

ideo.com/post/design-kit

Colorblinding Plugin

A free plugin and to empathize with and design for the visually impaired.
tinyurl.com/yd9j87du

Graphesis: Visual Forms of Knowledge Production by Johanna Drucker

hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674724938

Data Visualization Tool: POWER BI

powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/


Image Credit: Infographic: Simulated Dendrochronology of U.S. Immigration 1790-2016 project / Northeastern University & National Geographic


   

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