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Getting Started with Data Cleaning and OpenRefine

This guide is meant to introduce readers to the importance of data cleaning through a useful tool for working with "messy" data, OpenRefine.

Data Discovery

OpenRefine is a great tool for the initial exploration of your datasets. The pages listed in this section are as follows:

  1. Editing Columns - Contains information on removing columns, collapsing columns, and changing header names.
  2. Sorting Data - Contains information on sorting single and multiple columns.
  3. Text Filtering - Contains information on creating a text filter.
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