Individuals at the 101 Level have the following skills:
Get Started with Sheets (Google)
Learn how to enter, edit, and organize data into a spreadsheet using Google Sheets.
Mathematics I (Khan Academy)
Khan Academy’s series of courses is useful for learning or refreshing basic math skills.
Resources to Find the Data You Need, 2016 Edition
This FlowingData article lists openly available data sources.
Learning Public Data Sets
Learn where to find public data and how to download and import data for visualization and analysis in this Lynda.com webinar.
Use this simple and interactive site to explore data visualization types and find the right one for your story.
Real Chart Rule to Follow
Learn basic rules to choosing and creating charts in this helpful FlowingData article.
Picking the Right Chart for Your Data
This Lynda.com webinar covers basic chart types and helps users determine their communication goals.
Data Visualization for Human Perception
This article from The Encyclopedia of Human-Computer Interaction provides a basic background on data visualization and resources for further research.
Chart Suggestions — A Thought-Starter
Determine the right chart type for you data with this simple flow chart.
Data Science Foundations: Fundamentals
This Lynda.com webinar course provides a comprehensive overview of data science for beginners.
Find Hidden Insights in Your Data: Ask Why and Why Again
This quick article from Tableau discusses how to interpret data and identify root issues.
Learning Data Science: Tell Stories With Data
Learn how to structure a data science story and motivate an audience with this Lynda.com webinar.
Telling the Library Story
This free WebJunction webinar describes how to use storytelling in library advocacy.
Making Data Mean More Through Storytelling
Ben Wellington discusses how data can be used to tell compelling stories in this short TEDx lecture.
Getting Started with Slides (Google)
Explore Google Slides to learn how to create effective presentations for data storytelling.