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.
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