Other Resources in OpenRefine
OverviewTeaching: 5 min
Exercises: 5 minQuestions
What other resources are available for working with OpenRefine?Objectives
Understand that there are many online resources available for more information on OpenRefine.
Identify other resources about OpenRefine.
Using online resources to get help with OpenRefine
OpenRefine is more than a simple data cleaning tool. People are using it for all sorts of activities. Here are some other resources that might prove useful.
OpenRefine has its own web site with documentation and a book:
- OpenRefine web site
- OpenRefine User Manual (the previous OpenRefine Wiki is being phased out)
- Using OpenRefine book by Ruben Verborgh, Max De Wilde and Aniket Sawant
- OpenRefine history from Wikipedia
In addition, see these other useful resources:
- Grateful Data is a fun site with many resources devoted to OpenRefine, including a nice tutorial.
- Margaret Heller shows how she uses OpenRefine for Measuring and Counting Impact in Repositories.
There are more advanced uses of OpenRefine, such as bringing in column or cell data using web locators (URLs or APIs). The links above can give you a start on your journey.
Visit one of these sites and share what you find with another person.
Other examples and resources online are good for learning more about OpenRefine.