TC21 Workshop A - Got messy data? Open Refine is the tool you never knew you needed - Adelaide Campsite

  • 12 Apr 2021
  • 10:30 AM - 2:30 PM (CAST)
  • Flinders University, Computer Lab 3, Level 1, Central Library, Bedford Park Campus, South Australia, 5042
  • 5

Registration

Got messy data?  Open Refine is the tool you never knew you needed.

This Library Carpentry lesson introduces people working in library- and information-related roles to working with data in OpenRefine (OR). At the conclusion of the lesson you will understand what the OR software does and how to use the OR software to work with data files. It covers using OR to tidy messy data and normalise it for use in other databases and programs, how to 'clean' data in a reproducible way, and how it interacts with datasets through APIs and some simple coding. This lesson will help Librarians support data rich research transparently and openly.

Camp Trainer: Anton Angelo

Anton Angelo is a Digital Librarian at the University of Canterbury, Christchurch New Zealand. He has been active in Library, Data, and Software Carpentry over the last few years. He comes from a background in commercial software training, business development and had a short, successful stint as a professional Santa Claus.

CAMPSITE DETAILS:

Flinders University

Camp Counsellor/s: Mary Filsell 

flinders.edu.au  /  Campus Map

Facilities available: Breakout spaces, wifi, food court, Library, parking around the area (attendee's expense)

Room WiFi Access Details: TBA

Room Access/Security Details: TBA

Covid-19 Local Health and Safety Requirements: TBA for visiting campers. Flinders has general information for Flinders students on FAQ C-19 from VC Colin Stirling HERE

Catering Details: Light refreshments will be provided, details TBA.

Other Important information for Attendees: Please arrive 30 mins before start to allow time to check in and to connect to venue WiFi.

Terms & Conditions

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