15 November 2019 (9am-12.30pm); 13 December 2019 (9am-12.30pm); 7 February 2020 (9am-12.30pm); 20 March 2020 (time TBC); 17 April 2020 (1.30pm-5pm); 1 May 2020 (1.30pm-5pm)
Instructors: Lucia Michielin, Jennifer Daub, Justin Ho
Library Carpentry is made by people working in library- and information-related roles to help you:
Library Carpentry introduces you to the fundamentals of computing and provides you with a platform for further self-directed learning. For more information on what we teach and why, please see our paper "Library Carpentry: software skills training for library professionals".
Who: The course is for people working in library- and information-related roles. You don't need to have any previous knowledge of the tools that will be presented at the workshop.
When: 15 November 2019 (9am-12.30pm); 13 December 2019 (9am-12.30pm); 7 February 2020 (9am-12.30pm); 20 March 2020 (time TBC); 17 April 2020 (1.30pm-5pm); 1 May 2020 (1.30pm-5pm). Add to your Google Calendar.
Requirements: Participants must bring a laptop with a Mac, Linux, or Windows operating system (not a tablet, Chromebook, etc.) that they have administrative privileges on. They should have a few specific software packages installed (listed below).
Code of Conduct: Everyone who participates in Carpentries activities is required to conform to the Code of Conduct. This document also outlines how to report an incident if needed.
Accessibility: We are committed to making this workshop accessible to everybody. The workshop organizers have checked that:
Materials will be provided in advance of the workshop and large-print handouts are available if needed by notifying the organizers in advance. If we can help making learning easier for you (e.g. sign-language interpreters, lactation facilities) please get in touch (using contact details below) and we will attempt to provide them.
Contact: Please email firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Please be sure to complete these surveys before and after the workshop.
|Intro to data|
|Intro to Python|
|Intro to R|
We will use this collaborative document for chatting, taking notes, and sharing URLs and bits of code.
To participate in a Library Carpentry workshop, you will need access to the software described below. In addition, you will need an up-to-date web browser.
We maintain a list of common issues that occur during installation as a reference for instructors that may be useful on the Configuration Problems and Solutions wiki page.
Bash is a commonly-used shell that gives you the power to do simple tasks more quickly. Please find setup instructions in the lesson.
OpenRefine is a tool to clean up and organize messy data. Please find instructions to install it and the data used in the lesson in the lesson.