Creating Infographics for More Effective Handouts and Presentations

According to the Visual Teaching Alliance, 90% percent of information that comes to the brain is visual, so why are many of our handouts and presentations primarily text-based?

The course will show attendees how they can visually, and more easily, represent complex information and make your handouts and presentations more meaningful to your audience.

In this introductory course on infographics, short for information graphics, Diana will demonstrate:

How to find existing infographics
Explore sites to help you create your own infographics
How to create your own infographics – including best practices

Diana Silveira is the President of Novare Library Services. Novare Library Services provides training to libraries and their end-users, web-development and technology infrastructure to libraries. Before Novare Library Services, Diana was the Virtual Manager of Florida’s Ask a Librarian, a statewide LSTA project helping over 70,000 residents via live chat, email and text messaging. She has an MLIS from the University of North Carolina-Greensboro. When not playing with gadgets and gizmos, she enjoys diving, kayaking and other water-related fun.

Staff from Florida libraries may register for this workshop at no charge. Priority will be given to SEFLIN members. Non-members will be placed on a waiting list and added as space permits after the registration deadline.

Please register on the SWFLN CE Calendar at

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