Using Tableau for Data Visualization and Assessment in Libraries

Wednesday, October 14, 2015 - 10:00am to 2:00pm

The BLC is pleased to sponsor a working on using the Tableau analytic and data visualization tool for assessment in academic and research libraries.  The event will be held at W.E.B. Du Bois Library on the campus on the University of Massachusetts Amherst on Wednesday, October 14th from 10:00am to 2:00pm.  The session will include an overview of how Tableau is used at the University of Connecticut, a review by a representative from Tableau on the product packaging and pricing, and a hand-on introduction to using Tableau with library data.  This will include creating visualizations for multiple chart types, building a dashboard with Tableau, using filters, and other features.  The session will end with an opportunity for the participants to explore visualizations on their own with assistance from librarians more experienced in using Tableau.

Rachel Lewellen and Jessica Adamick from UMass Amherst as well as Steve Batt from UConn will be presenting and assisting with the hands-on portion of the workshop. The workshop is being held in a computer classroom on the UMass Amherst campus which includes 32 workstations for participants.  

Space is limited, so please register here.