Annotated Further Reading

Many people like the works of Edward Tufte on the ‘visual display of quantitative information’.
Tufte, E.R. (2001) The Visual Display of Quantitative Information. Cheshire, CT: Graphics Press.

More recently David McCandless has written about the design of more ‘infographic’ creations.
McCandless, D. (2012) Information Is Beautiful, 2nd edn. London: Collins.

A comprehensive book on data visualization in SPSS is:
Aldrich, J.O. and Rodriguez, H.M. (2013) Building SPSS Graphs to Understand Data. London: Sage.

And for a quick overview of what not to do with charts, see:
Full Fact (2013, 25 Jul) ‘How to make bad charts in 7 simple rules’, Full Fact. ( news/how-make-bad-charts-7-simple-rules/).
Hickly, W. (2013, 26 Jun) ‘The 27 worst charts of all time’, Business Insider. (https://www.
Schwarz, C.J. (n.d.) ‘A short tour of bad graphs’. British Columbia: Simon Fraser University. (