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WORKSHOP: Data Inspection and Cleaning with Python

Uptown Campus

Are you interested in learning more about cleaning data in Python? Join the Scholarly Engagement team for a virtual workshop on November 14, 2022 from 2:00pm - 3:30pm via Zoom (the Zoom link will be provided immediately following registration). This session is intended for those with some knowledge of Python, but all are welcomed to join. If you are looking for an introduction to Python before attending this workshop, visit the Introduction to Python library guide: Introduction - Introduction to Python - Library Guides at Tulane University

In preparation for this workshop, please download Anaconda Navigator to your system. We will be using this program during the workshop. Click the following link for instructions on downloading Anaconda Navigator: Installing Jupyter Notebook w/ Anaconda Navigator - Introduction to Python - Library Guides at Tulane University.

Workshop Learning Outcomes:

After attending this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Import .csv files using Python
  • Create data frames from .csv files with pandas
  • Generate descriptive information about data frames
  • Check data types
  • Change data types
  • Generate count of missing values in a given column
  • Delete rows with missing data
  • Replace missing values with mean values
  • Delete unwanted columns
  • Split text columns
  • Rename columns
  • Create new columns based on a condition
Howard-Tilton Memorial Library

For more information on this event, please visit https://tulane.campuslabs.com/engage/event/8240061