Infographics For Academic Librarians

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  • 1. APPS IN THE STACKS Bonnie Lafazan 3/14/13
  • 2.  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 !
  • 3. 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
  • 4. 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
  • 5. 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
  • 6. BY THE WAY,HOW BORING WAS THATLAST SLIDE WITHOUT ANYGRAPHICS ?!
  • 7. By using thesecreative visuals tocatch the attention ofusers, informationretention willincrease, as willopportunities to getour messages acrossto more users..
  • 8. You too, cancreate yourown messagefor yourlibrary suchas this one!~created usinghttp://visual.ly/
  • 9. Check out these free tools that allow youto create great infographics based onpre-built templates:
  • 10. If you want the greatestlist of Over 100Incredible InfographicTools and Resources,check out this linkfrom: