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Tuesday, October 30 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Cleaning data with OpenRefine

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Through data sourcing we are exposed to the many forms in which data is packaged and made accessible. But it's not enough to have access to information, it is necessary to understand the correct way to organise, reorder and shape a dataset dependant on the need or the angle of a story. Open source data cleaning tools, such as OpenRefine, allow those working with data to correct typo’s or other errors that can creep into datasets through different data capture methods.


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Lailah Ryklief

Trainer, Open Up, South Africa
Lailah Ryklief works in curriculum development and provides training and mentoring through OpenUp's Data Literacy Programme (previously Code for South Africa). Lailah was also a part of OpenUp's Data Journalism Academy where she previously held the title of Newsroom Developer. With... Read More →


Tuesday October 30, 2018 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Lab 1 Maths Building

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