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Utilizing R and Python for Institutional Repository Daily Jobs

In recent years, the programming languages R and Python have become very popular among data scientists. However, R and Python are not just for data scientists or programmers, they can also help librarians to perform many tasks more efficiently and possibly achieve goals that were almost impossible before. R and Python are scripting languages meaning they not very complicated. With minimal programming experience, a librarian can learn how to program in these languages and start to apply them to jobs. This article gives examples of utilizing R and Python to clean up metadata, match transcripts with scanned images, and resize images for the Colorado State University Institutional Repository.

Presenter(s): Yongli Zhou, Colorado State University Libraries

3:30 PM
Frist Lobby