OpenRefine: Information, Tutorials, and Workshops

OpenRefine is a free, open-source program used for working with messy data. It allows you to clean, transform, and augment data in preparation for analysis and visualization.

Getting started

  • Please visit our tutorial on installing OpenRefine
  • Please note that all computers in the Map and Data Library (on the fifth floor of Robarts Library), and the computer labs on the fourth and fifth floor of Robarts Library have OpenRefine installed

Learning resources

Online courses


You can also download the sample dataset to follow along, or you can download the slides separately.

Beginner tutorials

Intermediate tutorials