Library Carpentry: African Library and Information Associations and Institutions supported by UWC LIS Department (online)
Library Carpentry is made by people working in library- and information-related roles to help you:
- automate repetitive, boring, error-prone tasks
- create, maintain and analyze sustainable and reusable data
- work effectively with IT and systems colleagues
- better understand the use of software in research
- and much more…
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: Online Via Zoom. The instructors will provide you with the information you will need to connect to the Workshop after registration. Register for the Workshop Here
When: December 08-09, 2022. 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.