About

The University Libraries support the UNLV community in the identification and use of data and tools associated with data collection, processing, cleaning, analysis, and visualization. Faculty, students, and researchers from all disciplines are welcome to utilize the services provided, whether you have a question about a program, need support in your course instruction, or would like to brainstorm a research initiative.

Services

The Data Visualization & GIS Specialist helps researchers with diverse backgrounds identify and work with a variety of data-related tools, and provides instructional sessions and workshops.

Instruction

The Data Visualization and GIS Specialist partners with instructors to develop course-integrated data visualization instruction and hands-on workshops. Previous instruction included technical skills such as building infographics and timelines; software-specific skills such as ArcGIS and TimelineJS; and more theoretical classes like Visual Literacy and GIS: Uses and Challenges in Solving Urban Problems. We work with each instructor to create a learning experience that aligns with course learning outcomes.


We do not offer assistance with the following:
  • Research methodology

Technology

Looking for specific software at Lied Library? Check out Computer Locations And Availability.

Technology supported by the Data Visualization & GIS Specialist.

GIS:
  • ArcGIS (Desktop, online, Pro)

Statistical analysis:
  • R
  • SPSS

Data visualization:
  • Adobe
  • Tableau

Survey design:
  • Qualtrics

Other:
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Python