Librarians, like many professionals in other occupations, tend to rely on text and underutilize graphics. Research on visual communication shows that pictures have a number of advantages over words. We can interact more effectively with colleagues and patrons by incorporating ideas from this body of research.
Dewan, Pauline. “Words Versus Pictures: Leveraging the Research on Visual Communication.” Partnership: The Canadian Journal of Library and Information Practice and Research 10, no. 1 (2015). https://journal.lib.uoguelph.ca/index.php/perj/article/view/3137/3473