Infographics: What is an infographic?

How to use this guide

How to use this guide

This guide was created to provide you with some information and support around the process of creating an infographic. Tips, recommendations, and links to various visualization tools and resources are provided.  You can work through this guide using the navigation tabs across the top, or you can jump into the specific topic of your choosing.

An infographic is...

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 What is an infographic?

Why use infographics?

David McCandless, a Data Journalist, provides an informative and entertaining explanation on how infographics (data visualization) can help make sense of data. 

McCandless, D. (2010). The beauty of data visualization [TED talk]. Retrieved from
https://www.ted.com/talks/david_mccandless_the_beauty_of_data_visualization