Visualization techniques find ample source material in bibliographic, patent, or information-rich web content. Librarians and Information Professionals are being called on to provide content and an understanding of context to create large data sets for evaluation. For example, a well defined search on a technology may result in many thousands of patents and technical papers. Data visualization can assist technical experts detect trends or opportunities in this technology space. This session brings the three perspectives: 1) corporate information professional, 2) solution provider, and 3) library student’s examination of available analysis tools.Program Take-Aways
- Participants will gain an understanding of the role of a technical librarian in creating analysis datasets include patent portfolios, competitive landscapes, and white space (discovery) projects.
- Participants will see the interactive features, dashboard access, and visualizations from an Intellixir analysis project.
- Participants will hear about the major players and products for analysis and visualization and take away a handout comparing product features."