Got messy spreadsheets? Open Refine is a powerful, free, open-source software tool for cleaning and transforming data in a way that is easy to reproduce. This class is targeted at people who need to clean messy data, including spreadsheets of survey responses, patient encounters, financial records, or workshop attendance. We will cover the basics of cleaning data in OpenRefine and also go over some more advanced techniques including pulling in additional data from an API. If you want something more powerful than Excel but don't want to spend the time to learn a programming language like R or Python, OpenRefine could be the perfect tool for you!
By the end of the class learners should be able to:
Prerequisites / Preparation
Please complete the following tasks before coming to class:
Ariel Deardorff, Data Services Librarian, UCSF Library
This will be an online class via Zoom conferencing. The zoom link will be sent out a week in advance.
Tuesday, June 16 at 9:30am to 11:00amVirtual Event