Do the occasional misspellings, extra spaces, random punctuation, weird capitalization or different styles of entering data plague your data consistency and accuracy? Messy data are a problem for data retrieval, interoperability, indexing or discovery. OpenRefine is a tool made to help you clean up messy data.
Tableau Public is a free version of Tableau business intelligence / visual analytics software, which allows anyone to explore and present any quantitative information in compelling, interactive visualizations. In this hands-on session you will work with different prepared datasets to create online interactive bar graphs, scatterplots, thematic maps and much more.
Git is a powerful, sophisticated system for distributed version control. GitHub is an online repository that lets you publish to the Internet your Git controlled documents. GitHub offers the ability to collaborate, review, and manage versions of your documents. This workshop will consist of a presentation by Pr. Kent Holsinger, Professor of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology and Dean of the Graduate School.