Resources

In print:

Presentations and public speaking:
Designing Science Presentations (2013), Matt Carter
Slide:ology (2008), Resonate (2010), Nancy Duarte

Visual perception, visual thinking and visual communication
100 Diagrams that Changed the World (2012), Scott Christianson
Universal Principles of Design (2003), W. Lidwell, K. Holden, J. Butler
The Back of the Napkin (2009), Blah, Blah, Blah (2011), Dan Roam
Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art (1994), Scott McCloud
Information Visualization: Perception for Design (2004), Colin Ware

Information/Data visualization
Now You See It (2009), Show Me the Numbers (2004), Stephen Few
Visual Explanations (1997), Envisioning Information (1990), The Visual Display of Quantitative Information (2006), Beautiful Evidence (2006), Edward R. Tufte

Visual communication of science: case study approach
Visual Strategies (2012), Felice Frankel & Angela H. DePace

Online:

(Please note that we cannot guarantee the long-term stability of these links)

Software
We don't teach software because there is no one best software package for scientists. We have created a list here, through crowd-sourcing on twitter, that we provide for your information only.

How to give better science presentations
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hp7Id3Yb9XQ Prof Susan McConnell, Stanford University
http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/37697/title/Opinion--How-to-Give-Better-Talks/
http://www.centerforcommunicatingscience.org

Visualizing biological data and design principles
http://www.vizbi.org

Commentary on science communication/visual communication
http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/34196/title/Opinion--Communication-Crisis-in-Research/
http://nationalscience.org/blog/nsci-focus-areas/science-collaboration/2013/improving-science-access-through-infographics/
http://blogs.hbr.org/schrage/2013/03/the-question-all-smart-visualizations.html
http://www.sciencefriday.com/blogs/10/18/2013/show-not-tell-the-rise-of-the-infographic.html?series=20

Visualization of thought/cognitive science
http://flowingdata.com/2012/12/14/an-introduction-to-diagrams/
https://mechanism.ucsd.edu/teaching/F12/cs200/Readings/tversky.visualizingthought.2010.pdf

Association of Medical Illustrators
http://www.ami.org

Conference on visualization in science and education
http://www.grc.org/programs.aspx?id=14030

National Science Foundation Science & Engineering Visualization Challenge
http://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/scivis/challenge.jsp

Science visualization tutorials
http://www.clarafi.com

Color deficiency resources
http://jfly.iam.u-tokyo.ac.jp/color/
http://colororacle.org/

Science communication training
https://www.chalktalkscience.org/