Introduction to OpenRefine

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Do you deal with library data or metadata? Perhaps in your library catalog records, digital repository metadata, or even spreadsheets? As the amount of data we deal with grows, so do the errors and inconsistencies in that data, resulting in the manual correction of these issues becoming even more time consuming. To help you with your data clean-up needs, this course will review OpenRefine, the software which allows users to quickly view, identify inconsistencies in, and enhance a variety of data.

Learning objectives for this session include
  • Learn how to download and install the OpenRefine software
  • Understand OpenRefine's data-editing capabilities
  • Determine ways OpenRefine can be useful in your daily library work
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This course consists of one 2-hour session.
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learning@amigos.org or (972) 340-2829