Data Cleaning

Data Cleaning services and consultation support for cleaning, reformatting, merging, and scraping data for analyzing, visualization and reporting.

Below is information about the provider(s) of this service.  Some providers work with members of a specific school, while others are open to the Harvard community more broadly.

Broadly applicable

Harvard Library

Audience

All Harvard Affiliates

Service Provider

Harvard Library Office for Scholarly Communication (OSC)

Service Fee

None

Service Website

DASH

Contact Information

osc@harvard.edu

 

Harvard College Library, Services for Academic Programs

Audience

All Harvard community; focus on FAS undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty

Service Provider

Harvard College, Services for Academic Programs (SAP)

Service Fee

None

Service Website

https://library.harvard.edu/services-tools/visualization-support

Contact Information

Jess Cohen-Tanugi jessica_cohen-tanugi@harvard.edu

Harvard University Map Collection

Audience

All Harvard Affiliates

Service Provider

Harvard University Map Collection

Service Fee

None

Service Website

https://library.harvard.edu/services-tools/digital-mapping-and-gis-support

Contact Information

maps@harvard.edu

Applicable to members of a specific school or part of the campus

Countway Library (Longwood Medical Area)

Audience

School Affiliates; School Faculty; School Graduate Students

Service Provider

Countway Library

Service Fee

None

Service Website

https://countway.harvard.edu/services/publishing-data-services/data-services

Contact Information

Julie Goldman julie_goldman@hms.harvard.edu

Harvard Law School

Audience

School Faculty (all services)

School Graduate Students (support)

Service Provider

Harvard Law School Library

Service Fee

None

Service Website

https://hls.harvard.edu/library/empirical-research-services/

http://asklib.law.harvard.edu

Contact Information

Arevik Avedian aavedian@law.harvard.edu

Michelle Pearse mpearse@law.harvard.edu

Baker Library (Harvard Business School)

Baker Library offers full services for faculty and consultations for students on:

  • Downloading data provided by licensed and publicly available sources
  • Batch article searching to capture counts of keywords or article citations
  • Scraping data provided by the web
  • Pulling historical data provided by disparate electronic and print sources and collating it into databases (e.g. company founding dates)
  • Screening, merging, and subsetting existing data sources excludes surveys and human subjects experiments

Audience

School Faculty (full service)

School Graduate Students (support)

Service Provider

Baker Library

Service Fee

Yes, for data cleaning

Service Website

https://www.library.hbs.edu/Services/Data-Creation-Data-Collection

Contact Information

Alex Caracuzzo acaracuzzo@hbs.edu