University Libraries to offer data visualization session Oct. 28

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — On Oct. 28, Penn State University Libraries will offer a data visualization session highlighting services from several areas of the Libraries’ Research Informatics and Publishing department. The session will take place 1-2 p.m. in W315 Pattee Library, with remote viewing available online via Zoom.

This session is aimed at providing an introduction to the resources and expertise available at the University Libraries in three areas: geospatial and statistical data visualization; interactive visualization using Jupyter Notebook; and data analytics and visualizations.

Presenters will also discuss the one-on-one consultation services they provide, including:

Consultations are provided for the following software applications: ArcGIS Online, ArcMap, and ArcPro; JMP, RStudio, and Adobe Illustrator; MS SQL Server/BI and Tableau; and interactive visualizations using Jupyter Notebook, BinderHub, Zenodo, and ScholarSphere.

Presenters include Tara Anthony, GIS specialist; Lizhao Ge, statistical information specialist; Briana Ezray, research data management librarian; Xuying Xin, data analyst; and Seth Erickson, software curation librarian.

Following the session, an optional tour of the digital lab at Research Informatics and Publishing will be offered.

The session is free and open to all Penn State students, staff and faculty. Advance registration is not required.

For more information, contact Tara Anthony at 814-863-5753 or

Last Updated October 29, 2019