Data Clean-up and Management: A practical guide for librarians

Data Clean-up and Management: A practical guide for librarians

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781843346722
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 10/22/2012
Series: Chandos Information Professional Series
Pages: 578
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Margaret Hogarth is Electronic Resources Coordinator and Subject Specialist for Environmental Sciences, Water and Soils for the University of California, Riverside Libraries. She has a B.A. in English from the University of California, Santa Barbara, an MLIS from San Jose State University and an M.S. in Environmental Studies from California State University, Fullerton. She has been a librarian since 1999.

Kenneth Furuta, a Reference/Information Technology librarian for the University of California, Riverside Libraries. His B.A. was a double major in Psychology & Music from the University of California, Riverside. In addition to his MLS from the University of Arizona he has a Masters of Administration (emphasis in Management Information Systems) from UC Riverside. He has been a librarian since 1990.

Table of Contents

Introduction (why this book is needed)
Commonalities
Defining data
Types of data issues
Microsoft Excel techniques
Data clean-up in Excel
Excel: combining data
Additional tools
Access techniques
Access forms
Access reports
Access queries
Data clean-up in Access
Access – combining data
Strategies for missing data
Qualitative data
ROI
Data collection and analysis
Data quality policy

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