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Data Analysis: Tableau

This LibGuide provides information on miscellaneous software tools

Downloading Tableau Desktop

Why Tableau?

Tableau is a powerful data visualization and analysis tool used in the business intelligence community. It helps simplifying raw data into an easy-to-understand adn consumable format. Data analysis is quick with Tableau and the visualizations are created in the form of publishable dashboards and worksheets. 


As an Owen student, you have complementary access to Tableau's premium content: Tableau Desktop (proprietary software). 

  1. Go here, Tableau Students
  2. Click on "Tableau for free"
  3. Register using your Vanderbilt email (.edu address)
  4. Complete the download process once the confirmation email arrives

Tableau Q&A

Links to Tableau resources when you have questions about how to create analysis and visualization. 

Additional Tableau Training

Recommended Reading