Open Refine for Humanities: Setup


Download this data file to your computer: ./data/eebo.csv

About the data

The data for this lesson is a part of the Data Carpentry Humanities workshop. It is a teaching version of the EEBO/TCP catalogue. The data in this lesson is a subset of the teaching version that has been intentionally ‘messed up’ for this lesson.

The data for this lesson and the workshop are in the EEBO/TCP Texts Repository available on Github, with a Creative Commons Zero v1.0 Universal license available for reuse.


For this lesson you will need OpenRefine (formerly Google Refine) and a web browser.

Note: this is a Java program that runs on your machine (not in the cloud). It runs inside your browser, but no web connection is needed.

Open Refine can be downloaded from []