Software and data skills for people working in library- and information-related roles

What we do

Library Carpentry focuses on building software and data skills within library and information-related communities. Our goal is to empower people in these roles to use software and data in their own work and to become advocates for and train others in efficient, effective and reproducible data and software practices. Our workshops are based on our lessons. Workshop hosts, Instructors, and learners must be prepared to follow The Carpentries Code of Conduct.

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Who we are

We are a diverse, global community of volunteers. Our community includes Instructors, helpers, Trainers, Maintainers, Mentors, community champions, member organisations, supporters, workshop organisers, and staff. Library Carpentry is guided by a Advisory Group and a Curriculum Advisory Committee. Our audience are primarily people working in library- and information-related roles.

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Get involved

See all the ways you can engage and get involved with Library Carpentry. Follow us on Twitter.

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Upcoming Workshops

Click on an individual event to learn more about that event, including contact information and registration instructions.
lc logo ca globe image Discord (online)
Instructors: Tim Ribaric, Kaitlin Newson, Kyla Jemison
Helpers: John Fink, Fletcher Johnson
Jun 7 - Jun 28, 2021
lc logo us globe image Yale University
Instructors: Kayleigh Bohémier, Catherine DeRose, Jake Kara, Rashelle Nagar, Barbara Esty
Helpers: Jennifer Snow
Jun 10 - Jun 18, 2021
lc logo us globe image Virginia Tech
Instructors: Adrienne Traxler, Corinne Guimont
Helpers: Nathaniel Porter
Jun 14 - Jun 17, 2021
lc logo us globe image Southern Chapter of Medical Library Association
Instructors: Hao Ye, Frances Wong, Esther Jackson, Walker Sampson
Jun 15 - Jun 18, 2021
lc logo us globe image Texas State Library and Archives Commission
Instructors: Annajiat Alim Rasel, Marcia Ferreira
Helpers: Md Intekhabul Hafiz
Jul 7 - Jul 14, 2021
lc logo de globe image Library Carpentry, VDB LV Hessen (Workshops are in German) (online)
Instructors: Agnes Brauer, Eva Bunge, Evamaria Krause, Luis Moßburger, Adrian Pachzelt
Helpers: Michelle Kamolz, Jakob Frohmann, Andre Pietsch
Sep 13 - Sep 14, 2021

** Workshops marked with asterisks are based on curriculum from The Carpentries lesson programs but may not follow our standard workshop format.

globe image Workshops with a globe icon are being held online. The corresponding flag notes the country where the host organisation is based.

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New Blog Posts

In addition to the posts below, find out what's happening in our community through The Carpentries blog, a great resource that collates posts from Data Carpentry, Library Carpentry, and Software Carpentry, and publishes updates of general interest to the community.

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