Knowledge Handler

Information Sources & Information Sifting Techniques

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Librarian at Indiana Wesleyan University's Cleveland Education Center.

Friday, February 12, 2010

VIZ--A Tool For Data Analysis

Tableau Software is the focus of a February 11, 2010 ComputerWorld article by Eric Lai. Mr. Lai explains that Tableau is providing a free workspace called Tableau Public which enables users to create charts like these. Examples of the output of the commercial desktop product (like these with data drawn from the Chicago Fed or data.gov) are shown on the company blog.

-D.D.

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Thursday, February 04, 2010

Pew Internet Research Reports

The Pew Research Center provides current reports on the Internet and technology usage by the American people. For example, the Center recently found that blogging has fallen into disfavor with young adults because Facebook, Twitter and other social media consume the time that would have gone into maintaining an online journal.

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