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Data Clean-Up and Management

A Practical Guide for Librarians

A volume in Chandos Information Professional Series

Book2012

Author:

Margaret Hogarth

Data Clean-Up and Management

A Practical Guide for Librarians

A volume in Chandos Information Professional Series

Book2012

 

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Author:

Margaret Hogarth

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Data use in the library has specific characteristics and common problems. Data Clean-up and Management addresses these, and provides methods to clean up frequently-occurring data p ... read full description

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    1 - Introduction (why this book is needed)

    Pages 1-5

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    2 - Commonalities

    Pages 7-13

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    3 - Defining data

    Pages 15-30

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    4 - Types of data issues

    Pages 31-42

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    5 - Microsoft Excel techniques

    Pages 43-81

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    6 - Data clean-up in Excel

    Pages 83-110

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    7 - Excel: combining data

    Pages 111-144

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    8 - Additional tools

    Pages 145-209

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    9 - Access techniques

    Pages 211-235

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    10 - Access forms

    Pages 237-279

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    11 - Access reports

    Pages 281-312

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    12 - Access queries

    Pages 313-335

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    13 - Data clean-up in Access

    Pages 337-342

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    14 - Access – combining data

    Pages 343-385

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    15 - Strategies for missing data

    Pages 387-397

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    16 - Qualitative data

    Pages 399-408

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    17 - ROI

    Pages 409-411

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    18 - Data collection and analysis

    Pages 413-442

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    19 - Data quality policy

    Pages 443-456

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    20 - Next steps

    Pages 457-460

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    Appendix 1: Excel techniques

    Pages 461-477

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    Appendix 2: Excel functions

    Pages 479-491

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    Appendix 3: Access quick keys

    Pages 493-522

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    Appendix 4: Redman’s model data policy

    Pages 523-525

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    Bibliography and references

    Pages 527-531

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    Index

    Pages 533-538

About the book

Description

Data use in the library has specific characteristics and common problems. Data Clean-up and Management addresses these, and provides methods to clean up frequently-occurring data problems using readily-available applications. The authors highlight the importance and methods of data analysis and presentation, and offer guidelines and recommendations for a data quality policy. The book gives step-by-step how-to directions for common dirty data issues.

Data use in the library has specific characteristics and common problems. Data Clean-up and Management addresses these, and provides methods to clean up frequently-occurring data problems using readily-available applications. The authors highlight the importance and methods of data analysis and presentation, and offer guidelines and recommendations for a data quality policy. The book gives step-by-step how-to directions for common dirty data issues.

Key Features

  • Focused towards libraries and practicing librarians
  • Deals with practical, real-life issues and addresses common problems that all libraries face
  • Offers cradle-to-grave treatment for preparing and using data, including download, clean-up, management, analysis and presentation
  • Focused towards libraries and practicing librarians
  • Deals with practical, real-life issues and addresses common problems that all libraries face
  • Offers cradle-to-grave treatment for preparing and using data, including download, clean-up, management, analysis and presentation

Details

ISBN

978-1-84334-672-2

Language

English

Published

2012

Copyright

Copyright © 2012 Woodhead Publishing Limited. All rights reserved.

Imprint

Chandos Publishing

Authors

Margaret Hogarth