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Cleaning untidy data with OpenRefine

Cleaning untidy data with OpenRefine

Tired of spending hours and hours cleaning messy data in Excel spreadsheets? Come learn OpenRefine, an easy-to-use, open-source tool for data cleaning. OpenRefine (formerly Google Refine) helps you prepare your data for analysis. Quickly and easily transform data, split and merge columns, remove whitespace, and perform many more common data cleaning tasks. With OpenRefine, you can also easily create JSON scripts for repeating series of tasks across multiple datasets.  No previous experience is required.

This will be a hands-on workshop--please bring a laptop.

Date:
Monday, October 11, 2021
Time:
10:00am - 11:30am
Time Zone:
Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
Location:
Sorrells Library, Den
Campus:
Sorrells Library
Categories:
  Open Science     Working With Data  
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In-Person Workshop Information:

Due to COVID-19 campus restrictions, in-person workshops and events are only open to current CMU affiliates at this time.

Directions for getting to the Den of Sorrells Library:
Sorrells Library is on the 4th Floor of Wean Hall, shown on the map here. If you enter in the front of Wean Hall, take the elevator down one floor. When you exit the elevator, the library will be on your left. The Den is in the back of the library.

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Event Organizer

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Sarah Young