Community members came together on 10-11 October for two calls about the future direction of Library Carpentry.
Post by Claire Wallnutt
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After the massive success of the 2017 global sprint, the Library Carpentry community decided it was time for create new chatrooms to handle the increasing volume of posts.
Library Carpentry is software skills training aimed at the needs and requirements of library professionals (that is, coding and data manipulation that goes beyond the use of familiar office suites). It is made by librarians, for librarians to help you:
Last week a global team of volunteers spent two days improving and enriching the original Library Carpentry materials. Belinda Weaver describes this AMAZING effort in a blog post.
Library Carpentry was an exploratory programme of four three-hour software skills sessions focused on the needs and requirements of the library professionals. For further details, see the outline post. Sessions were held on Monday the 9th, 16th, 23th, and 30th of November 2015 at City University London. We thank the Centre for Information Science for generously agreeing to host Library Carpentry.
Library Carpentry is an exploratory programme of four three-hour software skills sessions focused on the needs and requirements of the library professionals. For further details, see the outline post.
In one way or another librarians play a crucial role in cultivating world-class research. And in most disciplinary areas today world-class research relies on the use of software. Software Carpentry offers introductory software skills training with a focus on the needs and requirements of research scientists. Library Carpentry offers comparable introductory software training with a focus on the needs and requirements of the library professionals.