Library Carpentry Workshop, 31st August, Dublin

Library Carpentry Workshop: “Introduction to Data” and “Unix Shell” on the 31st of August, 2018 in the HEANet offices, Dublin.

This will be a repeat of successful April 26th workshop, which took place in Waterford.  The venue for this next workshop will be in the HEANet offices in Dublin.  The cost of attending this event will be €30, which includes lunch.

Times: Start 10:30  Finish 16:30
Location: HEANet, Dublin (see map below)

NOTE: You need to bring your own laptop for this course.  

Library Carpentry is made by librarians, for librarians to help you:
• automate repetitive, boring, error-prone tasks
• create, maintain and analyse sustainable and reusable data
• work effectively with IT and systems colleagues
• better understand the use of software in research

If you are interested in getting involved with Library Carpentry either as an instructor or participlant, contact Breeda Herlihy, UCC Library or David Kane, WIT Library, for more information.

Getting There

HEANet Offices


Morning: Introduction to Data

An introduction to the terminology of data and computing, and the use of regular expressions to search and update text.

Introduction to Library Carpentry
Jargon Busting
Regular Expressions

Afternoon: Unix Shell

Introduces the Unix-style command line interface, allowing you to efficiently work with directories and files, and find and manipulate data.

What is the shell?
Counting and mining with the shell
Working with free text

Library Carpentry is software and data skills training aimed at the needs and requirements of library professionals. Training takes place in face-to-face workshops where one or more of the ‘stable’ lessons are taught. Lessons are also made available online (CC BY, published via GitHub Pages) for self-directed study or for adaptation and reuse by library professionals. The lessons have been developed by the Library Carpentry community and delivered around the world.

Text used here adapted from Library Carpentry  CC-BY 4.0 International License


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