OpenRefine

  • Event: 2018 CAR Conference
  • Speaker: Sarah Ryley of The Trace
  • Date/Time: Friday, Mar. 9 at 11:30am
  • Location: Purdue/Wisconsin
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

We'll go over how to use OpenRefine for common data cleaning problems, such as parsing and cleaning names and addresses, combining and breaking apart fields and more as time allows.

This session is good for: People with at least some Excel experience.

Speaker Bios

  • Sarah Ryley is an investigative reporter at The Trace, a nonprofit news outlet that covers gun issues. Previously, she was an investigative reporter and data editor at the New York Daily News, where her work triggered numerous policing reforms, including the passage of 22 laws, and was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service. She has also taught data journalism and investigative reporting at CUNY and The New School. @MissRyley

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