Data Skills: Cleaning & Preparing Data - OpenRefine
Good data is like a good turkey dinner: you need to clean and prepare it before you can enjoy it properly. What? I have to clean and prepare my data?! This workshop will teach you how use the free open source tool, OpenRefine, to get that messy data in order. You will learn how to:
- Import data
- Standardize data
- Filter, split, replace, and extract data
- Manipulate textual data
- Understand the ethics of cleaning data
Please bring a laptop for your own use during the workshop with the latest version of Open Refine installed.
Please note: All software installation must be done before the workshop, please ensure that you followed any account creation or software installation instructions. Out of courtesy to the class we will not be able to troubleshoot software set up during class time. If you have any issues, please contact the IT Help Desk.
- Monday, September 24, 2018
- 1:00pm - 3:00pm
- Library 289 Scholars Studio
- McLaughlin Library