Breakout: Zen and the Art of Excel
Excel speaks to our innate need to arrange things in rows and columns. It is a tool that few people can say they’ve completely mastered. Whether you come to RIPL with a basic understanding of formulas and arrangement or you consider yourself an Excel Zen Master, this session will present more in-depth uses of Excel to analyze your data, to make it sing.
- Develop awareness of standard types of public library data analysis and how to run these analyses in Excel
- Use the tool for budgeting, Board and staffing reports.
- Get Zen with quartiles, charts, and trend lines
- Learn quick tips to streamline your work
To get the most out of this session, participants should bring a laptop/tablet with Microsoft Excel.