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OpenRefine is a powerful tool useful in data cleaning and other remediation projects. 2018's session provided an introduction, but to best understand OpenRefine's powerful functionality, hands on work is needed. Provide a space and guided exercises to explore this tool.
Following up on Annual Meeting 2018's successful program introducing APIs, what they are, and how they are used, provide a hands on session where practitioners can experiment with creating their own APIs in a safe environment.
Even though the library systems market is changing and consolidating, there are some new players that are significantly different. FOLIO is planned to be an open source, modular knowledge management system designed and implemented by its users. TIND is a cloud based system which seems like it is completely different. How do these systems compare in cost and functionality with more traditional products?
Library Carpentry (https://librarycarpentry.org/) states that they are: a group of librarians, repository managers, metadata librarians, research data managers, and other information workers who are committed to teaching and developing a range of lessons designed to help librarians develop skills around coding and data analysis. The lessons are designed so they can be completed as a course, or as self paced modules. The ...more »
Regular expressions are sequences of characters defining a search pattern. They are powerful tools for data manipulation that can be employed within the MarcEdit software suite.
The Request for Proposals process is frequently a requirement in making large purchasing decisions, e.g. when a library chooses a new Knowledge Management system. How can we most effectively use this process to meet institutional needs/goals and make good product choices.