Michigan State University

Data Duplicity

Brent Spiner as android Data’s evil brother Lore, Star Trek: the Next Generation, episode 2364.

Now through February 2018
Main Library, 3rd Floor, West Wing

Think a graph always means what it says? Think again! Data visualization and description can be deceiving, whether or not that's the designer or the researcher's intention. Learn how to avoid data visualization pitfalls, see some historical data about Michigan ducks and dogs, and discover MSU Library data resources in this display.

Exhibit produced by Scout Calvert, Chana Kraus-Friedberg, and Amanda Tickner

Image Source: Paramount Pictures/CBS Studios, “Lore,” Published: Memory Alpha Wiki, 4/25/13 http://memory-alpha.wikia.com/wiki/File:Lore,_2364.jpg.