Data Cleaning with Open Refine

Got messy data? Open Refine is a powerful, free open-source software tool for cleaning and transforming data in a way that is easy to reproduce. If you have ever struggled to remember exactly how you modified your data in Excel, give Open Refine a try!

Materials and set up instructions available in the CLE: Data Cleaning with Open Refine

 In this class we will cover the basics of:

  • importing data
  • faceting data to discover patterns
  • clustering data (as in cases where NYC and New York City should be the same name)
  • splitting data into multiple columns
  • exporting clean data

Please bring your own laptop!

Wednesday, May 16 at 8:00am to 9:30am

Mission Hall, MH 1407
550 16th St, San Francisco, CA 94158

Event Type

Class/Info Session

Audience

Students, Postdocs, Faculty, Staff

Campus

Mission Bay

Tags

Data Science Initiative, data management, data sharing, open refine

Website

http://calendars.library.ucsf.edu/eve...

Cost

Free

Department/Group
UCSF Library
Contact Info

ariel.deardorff@ucsf.edu

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