Data and Visualization Guides

Research Data Planning at Duke

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Data Cleaning & Web Scraping

  • Open Refine - An easy to learn but fully extensible data tool for data exploration, data cleaning, text normalization, text clustering, data transformations, augmenting data, and more.
  • Regular Expressions -- A pattern matching technique embeded in many data tools from OpenRefine to R to Google Sheets
  • Web Scraping -- How to gather data from web sources