You can view resources in the following subject areas: Online resources for digital map data
Web Map Services (WMS)
Good practise in presenting quantitative data
Geography specific resources
Helpful tools for styling dynamic reports
Metadata specific links
General publications
Specific publications

In terms of book references we would recommend many of the publications by:

  • Edward Tufte
  • William S. Cleveland
  • Naomi Robbins

More specific publications include:

  • Plain Figures (Second Edition) by Myra Chapman and Cathy Wykes (UK HMSO)
  • The Grammar of Graphics (Hardcover) by Leland Wilkinson
  • Graphic Discovery: A Trout in the Milk and Other Visual Adventures by Howard Wainer
  • Elements of Graph Design by Stephen M. Kosslyn
  • Information Graphics : A Comprehensive Illustrated Reference by Robert L. Harris
  • Information Visualization, Second Edition : Perception for Design by Colin Ware
  • Performance Dashboards by Wayne W. Eckerson