Data Intro for Archivists: Reference

Key Points

Introduction to Library Carpentry
  • Don’t be scared to ask for help

Don't think you work with data?
  • We all have data and it is not just enough to put it into a system and forget about it

Foundations
  • data are used in research

  • archival collections and archival description are data

  • data structures should be consistent and predictable

  • consider the standards and structures used in your own data

  • identify and use computational methods in your work

  • identify how standards and structures can be used in research

Regular Expressions
  • Regular expressions are powerful tools for pattern matching

Introduction to Data - Multiple Choice Quiz
  • Regular expressions reference guide

Introduction to Data - Multiple Choice Quiz (answers)"
  • Regular expressions answer sheet

Regular Expressions Cheat Sheet