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Data Carpentry: Spreadsheets, OpenRefine and R

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Full course description

Term: Spring 2024

Date: January 11th, & 12th, 2024

Time: 9:00am - 5:00pm (lunch break 12:30pm - 1:30pm) Both Days

Location: Online Only

Instructor: Nathaniel Porter

Presented By: University Libraries (LIB)



Data Carpentry aims to help researchers learn data cleaning, management, analysis, and visualization using spreadsheets (i.e. Excel), OpenRefine, and R/RStudio by practicing real-life workflows. Learners are expected to attend the full two days. 

We'll use ecology data from the Portal Project Teaching Database but the principles and tools are applicable across disciplines. See for more information on the curriculum.

The workshop is open to anyone. You do not need any programming experience to participate but you will need to bring a Windows, Mac or Linux laptop. Lunch, snacks and drinks will be provided.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please email at least 10 business days prior to the event.