Skip to main content

Are you new to data visualization?

This website will introduce you to data visualization, explain various types of visualizations, and connect you with tools and resources that are available on the UNC Chapel Hill campus and beyond. For more information, contact Lorin Bruckner.

bar chart

Data Visualization Basics

Learn the purpose and benefits of using data visualization, and find out what you will need before starting a project.

Learn the Basics



What’s the difference between data visualization and infographics?

Learn Infographics

multi colored map

Mapping & GIS

Discover how basic mapping differs from complex spatial analysis.

Learn About Maps

qualitative diagram

Qualitative Visualization

Learn what qualitative visualization is and the different methods for visualizing qualitative data.

Learn Qualitative Viz

personal network illustration

Network Visualization

Discover network analysis and how networks can be visually described.

Learn About Networks

woman using laptop


Understand why you might want to use a programming language to create data visualizations.

Learn About Programming

man pointing at interface while holding laptop

Training & Tutorials

Find videos, web tutorials and workshops at UNC Chapel Hill for learning different tools and practices related to data visualization.

Get Training

row of books


Discover books and articles about data visualization available through the University Libraries.

Find Books & Articles

hand holding light bulb


Get links to data visualization blogs, beautiful portfolios, projects and inspirational videos.

Get Inspired

Are you a UNC student who is interested in data visualization internships or contract work?

Click here to join our referral list.

Graphics by: