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Library Carpentry Workshops

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 @ 10:00 am Friday, December 4, 2020 @ 3:00 pm

TRLN is offering Library Carpentry workshops to approximately 25 people who work in TRLN member libraries. This opportunity is being funded by the Network of the National Library of Medicine, Southeastern/Atlantic Regional Office (NNLM/SEA), which invited applications in July from libraries and consortia interested in hosting a workshop. Nandita Mani, UNC-Chapel Hill Associate University Librarian for Health Sciences and Director of the Health Sciences Library, and Megan von Isenburg, Associate Dean for Library Services & Archives at the Duke School of Medicine, suggested that TRLN apply.

The workshops, offered via Zoom, include Introduction to Working with Data, the Unix Shell, OpenRefine, and Introduction to Git. The workshop series will last four days from 10:00am to 3:00pm (one day per topic) and will be led by experienced Library Carpentry instructors and supported by 2–3 helpers, staff of TRLN libraries who are familiar with the content. Participants and helpers were identified by the TRLN Advisory Council.