Python for Data Management

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Description - a brief synopsis, abstract or summary of what the learning resource is about: 

This training webinar for Python is part of a technical webinar series created by the USGS Core Science Analytics, Synthesis, and Library section to improve data managers’ and scientists' skills with using Python in order to perform basic data management tasks. 

Who: These training events are intended for a wide array of users, ranging from those with little or no experience with Python to others who may be familiar with the language but are interested in learning techniques for automating file manipulation, batch generation of metadata, and other data management related tasks.

Requirements: This series will be taught using Jupyter notebook and the Python bundle that ships with the new USGS Metadata Wizard 2.x tool.

Topics include:
- Working with Local Files
- Batch Metadata Handling
- Using the USGS ScienceBase Platform with PySB

Authoring Person(s) Name: 
Madison Langseth
Authoring Organization(s) Name: 
U.S. Geological Survey
License - link to legal statement specifying the copyright status of the learning resource: 
Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 United States - CC BY 3.0 US
Access Cost: 
No fee
Primary language(s) in which the learning resource was originally published or made available: 
English
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Keywords - short phrases describing what the learning resource is about: 
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Programming
Python
Subject Discipline - subject domain(s) toward which the learning resource is targeted: 
Physical Sciences and Mathematics: Earth Sciences
Physical Sciences and Mathematics: Environmental Sciences
Published / Broadcast: 
Friday, August 17, 2018
Publisher - organization credited with publishing or broadcasting the learning resource: 
U.S. Geological Survey
Media Type - designation of the form in which the content of the learning resource is represented, e.g., moving image: 
Interactive Resource - requires a user to take action or make a request in order for the content to be understood, executed or experienced.
Usage Rights Information - restrictions upon use of learning resource not covered by copyright license: 
USGS Disclaimer - approved data released to public
Contributor Name: 
Name: 
Drew A. Ignizio
Type: 
Collaborator
Contact Person(s): 
Madison Langseth
Contact Organization(s): 
U.S. Geological Survey
Educational Info
Purpose - primary educational reason for which the learning resource was created: 
Instruction - detailed information about aspects or processes related to data management.
Learning Resource Type - category of the learning resource from the point of view of a professional educator: 
Course - series of units and lessons used to teach the skills and knowledge required by its curriculum.
Target Audience - intended audience for which the learning resource was created: 
Citizen scientist
Data manager
Data supporter
Early-career research scientist
Graduate student
Software engineer
Intended time to complete - approximate amount of time the average student will take to complete the learning resource: 
More than 1 hour (but less than 1 day)
Framework - A community-based organization plan or set of steps for education or training: 
USGS Science Support Framework
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