RESOURCE: Getting Started with OpenRefine

Thomas Padilla (Michigan State University) has shared his materials on using OpenRefine from a workshop on Data Preparation for Digital Humanities Research. OpenRefine is a tool for cleaning and preparing data, which Padilla explains is a significant amount of the digital humanities research process.

ElizabethĀ Grumbach (Texas A&M University) and Jennifer Hecker (University of Texas) have posted a recording of their training webcast for OpenRefine, hosted by the Texas Digital Humanities Consortium.

Both Padilla’s guideĀ and Grumbach and Hecker’s training use sample data sets from the British Library, and walk through the process of faceting, filtering, clustering, and transforming data.

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