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OpenRefine webinar series

Messy Data? Clean it up with OpenRefine!

Hosted by the CARLI Created Content Committee, these two Zoom workshops introduced OpenRefine, a free, open-source tool used to organize, clean up, and transform your data.

Presentations were recorded in February 2021. These presentations will be available for the next several months but will be removed from the site by June 2021.

OpenRefine Session 1

Tricia Lampron, Metadata Services Specialists at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, presented the first webinar which introduced OpenRefine and how you can use OpenRefine to transform your data. Recorded on February 9, 2021. ~2 hours.

Webinar slides

OpenRefine Session 2

Greer Martin, Metadata Technologies Librarian, from Loyola University Chicago took a more in-depth look at working with messy data and how OpenRefine can help transform it. Recorded on February 17, 2021. ~1 hour and 50 minutes.

Webinar slides