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:

  • 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

Target Audience:
Staff who work with library data and/or metadata


Homework Expectations and Completion Requirements:

  • Course requirements: attend live online sessions or view recordings; complete one homework assignment.
  • It is designed for individual participation; each individual must register.

Technical Requirements:
Visit BigBlueButton's detailed minium requirements page.

Session Duration:
This course consists of one 2-hour session.

Instructor: Emily Nimsakont -

Continuing Education Credit:
Contact Hours: 2

August 12, 2021

10:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT

Online Classroom
United States

Phone: 800-843-8482

Amigos Member $ 95.00
Non-member $ 155.00