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Data & Donuts Workshop: Organizing Data in Spreadsheets

Spreadsheets can be a powerful tool for entering, analyzing, and managing data, but it’s crucial to ensure that they are well-formatted from the outset, before you even start entering data. This 1.5 hour hands-on* workshop will teach you how to think about data organization to increase your efficiency and help ensure that your data are reusable. We will discuss good data entry practices, how to avoid common formatting mistakes, basic quality control, data manipulation, and exporting.

*Laptops are available for check-out. Feel free to use your own if you prefer, with the spreadsheet software of your choice (e.g., Open Office or Microsoft Exel) pre-installed.

Instructor: Jessica Trelogan, Research Data Services, UT Libraries

Data & Donuts is a special workshop series hosted by Research Data Services. Instructors from UT Libraries share expert advice, resources, and tools that will help you take good care of your data throughout its lifecycle, from project conception to the long-term archive. (yes, there will be donuts!)

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Oct 05, 2018
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

PCL Learning Lab 1 (PCL 2.370.1)
101 E 21st Street
Austin, TX 78712

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