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13 Reasons Why Your Brain Craves Infographics

13 Reasons Why Your Brain Craves Infographics | hobbitlibrarianscoops | Scoop.it

The problem with the infographics is that they’re normally static images. But with HTML5 these infographics are changing and becoming even more awesome.

Take a look at this one for example. This article shows screenshots, but as soon as you go to the actual website, you will see movement while you scroll, you can interact with several elements and you will be able to quickly follow up on a source.


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Lyndsay Rees-Jones's curator insight, July 11, 2013 6:58 AM

Power of the visual

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All You Need to Know About Infographics: Tips, Tutorials, Guides

All You Need to Know About Infographics: Tips, Tutorials, Guides | hobbitlibrarianscoops | Scoop.it

Let’s be honest, we don’t like to read big pieces of text. Text-heavy graphs are rather difficult for understanding, especially when dealing with numbers and statistics. That is why illustrations and flowcharts are often used for such kind of information.

An infographic, or a visual representation of study or data, like anything else, can be done right or wrong. How to create a successful infographic? A good idea and a good design.

 

Stop by the link for more on what defines an infographic, what contributes to its popularity, as well as the various types of infographics and references for tutorials and best practices.

 

Additional topics covered include:

The major parts of an infographicHow to create an infographicDeveloping ideas & organizing dataResearch & sourcesTypography, graphics & colorFacts & conclusionsDesigning & Editing
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HCL's curator insight, April 30, 2014 9:26 PM

Some good tips here...