Data Visualization database trial

[Updated 2 August 2021] Trial extended. SAGE Research Methods Data Visualization trial access available until 31 August. Students, researchers, analysts, if you're using data then there’s something useful here for you.

[Updated 2 August 2021] Trial extended.

SAGE Research Methods Data Visualization shows you how to display your data to make an impact, to tell the story of your research and analysis.

From selecting the best type of chart and learning to use software to create it, to exploring the components and researching the principles of data visualisation design. Students, researchers, analysts, if you're using data then explore this database before trial access ends on 31 August.

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Review the basics

  • 55 types of charts and graphs explained and illustrated. Find the best chart to display your data and get useful presentation tips.
  • 75 dataset tutorials. Practise creating visualisations using sample datasets and software such as R, Python, SPSS, and others.
Blue and orange choropleth map of Berlin illustrating proportion of new residents in each region within the city.

What's a choropleth map?

Explanation and illustration of how to create, or interpret, a choropleth map. Includes common variations or alternatives and when to use them.

Pictogram with stacked icons of aeroplanes, cars, trains, and busses comparing usage of these modes of transport in Germany, Spain, France, and Italy.

Create pictograms in Excel

Sample dataset with teaching guide, student guide, and a how-to-guide for Excel.

Learn from experts

Presentation title slide. "Bringing out the story in the data" in purple text with pink accent graphics.

Bringing out the story in the data

How to visualise data to tell a story. Includes the use of various story elements, such as text and annotations, colour, and the portrayal of uncertainty. (video, 20 minutes)

Presentation title slide. "Building an interactive visualization" in purple text with pink accent graphics.

Building an interactive visualization

A high-level description of an interactive visualisation on the web and how to build it. Featuring The MicrobeScope. (video, 14 minutes)