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Introduction to OpenRefine (DCMI)

OpenRefine is a freely available desktop application for cleaning and processing data. This webinar will introduce the basic features of OpenRefine and discuss its use in some common scenarios for metadata cleaning and improvement. The webinar will use the introductory lessons of the Library Carpentry OpenRefine Lesson, which includes sample data and is available here: 


Elizabeth Wickes is a Lecturer at the School of Information Sciences at the University of Illinois, where she teaches foundational programming and information technology courses. She was previously a Data Curation Specialist for the Research Data Service at the University Library of the University of Illinois, and the Curation Manager for Wolfram|Alpha.