We can't cover everything in an hour so if you want to learn more the following are a great place to start.
DataOne Education Module 4: Data Entry and Manipulation. DataONE.
(The whole series is very good)
Wickham, H. (2014). Tidy Data. Journal of Statistical Software, 59(10), 1 - 23. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.18637/jss.v059.i10
(How to optimize data processing in R and other computer languages)
Hart EM, Barmby P, LeBauer D, Michonneau F, Mount S, et al. (2016) Ten Simple Rules for Digital Data Storage. PLOS Computational Biology 12(10): e1005097.
White et al. (2013). Nine Simple Ways to make it easier to (re)use your data. Ideas in Ecology and Evolution 6(2): 1–10, 2013
Gardener, Mark. (2015). Managing Data Using Excel: organizing, summarizing and visualizing scientific data.
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