3.3 Cleaning, organizing, and managing data

Data can be messy. Do you know how to clean up a spreadsheet or version control a complicated project? 

Developing this competency involves …

  • Learning to efficiently clean, revise, and manage data without danger of losing or overwriting it.
  • Developing effective strategies for backing up and version control.
  • Learning why and how to use unique identifiers and controlled vocabularies.

Student-Curated Resources

This video* is a good starting point for learning how to use Excel 2016 to collect and manipulate data.

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