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General Resources | Data Visualization
NATIONAL PUBLIC RADIO: HEALTH & SCIENCE NEWS
News, interviews, and more from a trusted source of high quality journalism.
Science is a leading outlet for scientific news, commentary, and cutting-edge research.
From the magazine New Scientist . Lots of free breaking science news, including images and video.
Science.gov searches over 36 databases and 1,850 selected websites, offering 200 million pages of authoritative U.S. government science information, including research and development results.
PUBLIC LIBRARY OF SCIENCE
Public Library of Science (PLOS) provides a wealth of scholarly open-access materials. Key resources include blogs and journals in Biology, Pathogens, and even Neglected Tropical Diseases.
NatureServe Explorer is an authoritative source for information on more than 70,000 plants, animals, and ecosystems of the United States and Canada. Explorer includes particularly in-depth coverage for rare and endangered species.
ANIMAL DIVERSITY WEB
General information about all members of the Anmial Kingdom, from mammals to reptiles.
CERN DOCUMENT SERVER
The CERN Document Server provides access to articles, reports and multimedia content in High Energy Physics.
THE PEW CHARITABLE TRUSTS: ENVIRONMENTAL INITIATIVES
This is a great resource for those conducting Environmental research. Areas of focus include Fisheries, Habitat Protection, Species Conservation, Forests Protection, Mining Reform, Clean Energy, and Animal Agriculture. The Pew Charitable Trusts is a global research and public policy organization, operated as an independent, non-partisan, non-governmental organization dedicated to serving the public.
Interactive tool with guidance for creating a data management plan for meeting various funder and institution requirements. Includes sample DMPs.
A free, open source, powerful tool for working with messy data.
PERIODIC TABLE OF VISUALIZATION METHODS
Inspiration for different methods of visualizing data.
Tableau Public is a free service that lets anyone publish interactive data to the web. Once on the web, anyone can interact with the data, download it, or create their own visualizations of it. No programming skills are required. Be sure to look at the gallery to see some of the things people have been doing with it.