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Data Visualization for Business

Key resources

Articles, reports and news can be found in the following databases in our library collection. 

  • icon of a building Users listed next to this icon have access on campus. (This will often say ALL indicating all users have access on campus. There are a few exceptions.) 
  • icon of a house Users listed next to this icon have access off campus.

For a complete list of Business databases for NSU patrons click here.

LinkedIn Learning

Search tips:

  • Search for "data visualization". Here are some examples of relevant courses for anyone who wants to improve their data visualization skills: Data Visualization, Data Visualization: Best Practices, Data Visualization Tips and Tricks


Search tips:

  • Users can leverage thousands of U.S. data indicators in PolicyMap to perform demographic and socioeconomic analysis, from a neighborhood census block group in many cases, up to a national level, as well as create custom regions.


SAGE Campus

Search tips:

  • Browse courses in the Data Science Skills series for courses such as Interactive Visualization with R, Cleaning Messy Data, and more.
  • Learner pathways - courses mapped onto learner pathways that focus on specific learning outcomes in order to provide more guidance to learners and faculty about how courses fit together. Access from Courses -- learner pathways. Relevant titles include: Learn how to visualize your data, Learn to master R programming for research, Learn to analyze large texts from the web. 

SAGE Data (formerly Data Planet)

Search tips:

  • 550+ source databases - a good source of datasets on various topics, including “Industry, business, and commerce”, “Banking, finance, and insurance”, “International relations and trade”, “Prices, consumption, and cost of living” and more .

SAGE Research Methods

Search tips:

  • Browse by – Topic – Data visualization, then click on Browse all data visualization.