A free Library Carpentry workshop will be held in the Seuss Room in Geisel Library July 18-22 from 9:00 am – 12:30 pm. No coding experience is needed to take these lessons! Click here for details. This hands-on workshop will cover basic concepts and tools, including program design, version control, data management, and task automation. Participants will be encouraged to help one another and to apply what they have learned to their own research problems. The workshop is free but registration is required due to limited space of 50 participants. You may register for any or all days of the workshop.
Registration and Workshop Information:
Day One (jargon, regular expressions) – http://ucsd.libcal.com/event/2614294
Day Two (bash, shell) – http://ucsd.libcal.com/event/2614295
Day Three (Git, Github) – http://ucsd.libcal.com/event/2614296
Day Four (Open Refine) – http://ucsd.libcal.com/event/2614297
Day Five (office hours/open discussion, no registration needed)
Library Carpentry is part of the Carpentry movement, whose mission is to train researchers and librarians in the technological tools and computational skills needed in today’s research environment. Participants in the workshops can go on to become instructors, and can add lessons or improve current ones to better serve their specific discipline, thus building a dynamic and re-usable set of instructional material. Library Carpentry was initially a one-time event held in London, and there have been offshoots held in Australia, but this will be the very first Library Carpentry workshop held in the United States!