21 July, 23 July, 28 July, 30 July 2020
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Instructors: Matthias Liffers, Anton Angelo
Helpers: Dong Danping, Belinda Sta Maria
Please register your interest in the Library Carpentry workshops by 5 July 2020 by filling up this form.
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.
Where: This training will take place online. The instructors will provide you with the infromation you will need to connect to this meeting.
When: 21 July, 23 July, 28 July, 30 July 2020. 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).
Accessibility: We are dedicated to providing a positive and accessible learning environment for all. Please notify the instructors in advance of the workshop if you require any accommodations or if there is anything we can do to make this workshop more accessible to you.
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.
We will use this collaborative document for chatting, taking notes, and sharing URLs and bits of code.
Please be sure to complete these surveys before and after the workshop.
|Before Starting||Pre-workshop survey|
|10:00||Jargon Busting, A Computational Approach, Introduction to Working with Data (Regular Expressions)|
|13:00||Introduction to data - cont|
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.
This workshop needs no special software beyond a web browser
SQL is a specialized programming language used with databases. You will need to install DB Browser for SQLite for this workshop. Please find instructions to install it and the data used in the lesson 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.