Geek- Data Analysis

Geek Skills

Individuals at the Geek Level have the following skills:

  • Intermediate knowledge of statistics
  • Ability to find existing demographic data onlines
  • Ability to make a data analysis plan
  • Intermediate spreadsheet skills
  • Basic data cleaning
  • Ability to create data visualizations

 

101 Skills Guru Skills

(Free Training) (Paid Training)

 

Intermediate knowledge of statistics

Statistics for librarians: How to Use and Evaluate Statistical Evidence

Statistics for librarians: How to use and evaluate statistical evidence

A presentation on statistics in relation to libraries.

Statistics for Librarians video

Statistics For Librarians video

A video lecture on how to use statistics as a librarian.

Introductory Statistics

Introductory Statistics

An OpenStax statistics textbook.

Ability to find existing demographic data online

Demographic Data

Demographic Data

A list of resources for finding census and other demographic data.

Ability to make a data analysis plan

Data Analysis and Presentation

Data Analysis and Presentation

Guidelines for creating a data analysis plan.

Data analysis planning checklist

Data analysis planning checklist

Checklist for creating a data analysis plan

Intermediate spreadsheet skills

Excel Exposure

Excel Exposure

Videos tutorials on using Excel, organized by difficulty.

Basic data cleaning

9 Best Practices for Cleaning, Managing, and Tagging your Data

9 Best Practices for Cleaning, Managing, and Tagging your Data

A list of steps for cleaning and organizing data.

Ability to create data visualizations

Tableau Public: Resources

Tableau Public: Resources

Video tutorials on how to use the free Tableau Public data visualization tool.