Transcript of "Infographics For Academic Librarians"
APPS IN THE STACKS Bonnie Lafazan 3/14/13
If you haven’t already noticed, Infographics are showing up everywhere ! By presenting information using design elements in a creative and fun format, Infographics are able to quickly convey knowledge to engage its viewers.If you haven’t already noticed . . .Infographics are showing up everywhere !
By presenting information using design elements in a creative and fun format, Infographics are able to quickly convey knowledge to engage its viewers.Source: Hot Button Studio
According to Zabisco, anInfographic design firm,90% of Information thatcomes to the brain is visual. See ! your brain probablywent right from the text tothe graphic
There are so many great ways, as academiclibrarians, we can use infographics in ourwork: -PRESENT LIBRARY SERVICES -INSTRUCTIONAL/CLASSROOM MATERIAL -NOTICES, SIGNS, AND OTHER LIBRARY ANNOUNCEMENTS -TEACHING A CONCEPT OR SHOWING STATISTICS TO STAKEHOLDERS - TEACH STUDENTS SO THEY CAN INTEGRATE IN THEIR PRESENTATIONS
BY THE WAY,HOW BORING WAS THATLAST SLIDE WITHOUT ANYGRAPHICS ?!
By using thesecreative visuals tocatch the attention ofusers, informationretention willincrease, as willopportunities to getour messages acrossto more users..
You too, cancreate yourown messagefor yourlibrary suchas this one!~created usinghttp://visual.ly/
Check out these free tools that allow youto create great infographics based onpre-built templates:
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