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Friday, January 8, 2021
9:00am - 12:00pm
Carpentries, Library Carpentry

Location:  https://ucla.zoom.us/j/99680381202?pwd=UzczbnpVVmVyRVJ5YklHaVVEZUdsZz09

Introduction to the concept of tidy data and how to use it in a spreadsheet.  After this course, learners will be able to:  

  • Explain terms, phrases, and concepts associated with data and software in libraries
  • Identify best practices in naming and structuring files
  • Understanding drawbacks and advantages of using spreadsheet programs
  • Distinguish machine readable tidy data from data that is easy to read for humans
  • Recognize and resolve common spreadsheet formatting problems

No prerequisits are required, however, learners can become familiar with tidy data by reading Hadley Wickham's paper on the subject.

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