The Library Carpentry Blog

Data in the desert

12 Sep 2018: By Jeff Oliver

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Report back from University of Calgary Libraries

05 Sep 2018: By Chris Erdmann

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The Strategic Value of Library Carpentry and The Carpentries to Research Libraries

22 Aug 2018:

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University of Oregon Libraries and Oregon State University Libraries Team Up to Teach First Library Carpentry Workshop in Oregon

20 Aug 2018: By Jonathan Cain, Sarah Seymore, Steven Van Tuyl, Clara Llebot, Ryan Wick, Chris Erdmann

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New England Libraries Team Up to Become Carpentries Members

13 Aug 2018: By Joshua Dull, Thea Atwood, Andrew Creamer, Julie Goldman, Kristin Lee, Lora Leligdon, Sara Oelker, Chris Erdmann

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Announcing the Library Carpentry Curriculum Advisory Committee

09 Aug 2018: By Chris Erdmann

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What constitutes a Library Carpentry workshop?

07 Aug 2018: By Chris Erdmann, Belinda Weaver, John Chodacki, Juliane Schneider, Jez Cope, Kayleigh Lino, Tim Dennis, Cam Macdonell

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Seventy-One Workshops... and Counting

01 Aug 2018: By Belinda Weaver, Chris Erdmann, Tim Dennis, Juliane Schneider, Carmi Cronje, Jez Cope

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A Carpentries-Based Approach to Teaching FAIR Data and Software Principles

24 Jul 2018: By Chris Erdmann

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Eight Days, Four Workshops, Two Islands, One Earthquake

18 Jul 2018: By Belinda Weaver

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Carpentries in the Libraries Community Calls

11 Jul 2018: By Chris Erdmann

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The Carpentries Instructor Training for Librarians

26 Jun 2018: By Chris Erdmann, John Chodacki

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Library Carpentry Community Update

20 Jun 2018: By Chris Erdmann, Belinda Weaver

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Pancakes on a Stick, and Other Things I Learned at UCLA

04 Jun 2018: By Juliane Schneider

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Opening discussions about Library Carpentry being a Lesson Organisation with The Carpentries

21 May 2018: By Tracy Teal and Belinda Weaver.

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Have your say

18 May 2018: By Belinda Weaver

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Library Carpentry Hackathon a Great Success

16 May 2018: By Chris Erdmann and Belinda Weaver

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Library Carpentry at The University of Melbourne

11 May 2018: Post by Belinda Weaver.

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Library Carpentry: Update from the Community Calls

17 Oct 2017: Community members came together on 10-11 October for two calls about the future direction of Library Carpentry.

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Helping the Helper - practical advice for Library Carpentry Helpers

04 Aug 2017: Post by Claire Wallnutt

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Library Carpentry at the University of Sussex

17 Jul 2017: Post by James Baker

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Teaching Library Carpentry at the New Librarians' Symposium

06 Jul 2017: Post by Carmi Cronje

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Library Carpentry chatrooms proliferate

03 Jul 2017: After the massive success of the 2017 global sprint, the Library Carpentry community decided it was time for create new chatrooms to handle the increasing volume of posts.

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Library Carpentry workshop call

01 Nov 2016: Library Carpentry is software skills training aimed at the needs and requirements of library professionals (that is, coding and data manipulation that goes beyond the use of familiar office suites). It is made by librarians, for librarians to help you:

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Library Carpentry is coming to Africa

19 Aug 2016: The first Library Carpentry workshop in Africa will be held in Pretoria, South Africa on August 25 & 26. Here is the site for the workshop which is being generously hosted by CSIR.

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Library Carpentry - update

07 Jun 2016: Last week a global team of volunteers spent two days improving and enriching the original Library Carpentry materials. Belinda Weaver describes this AMAZING effort in a blog post.

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Library Carpentry - Fin, for now

03 Dec 2015: Library Carpentry was an exploratory programme of four three-hour software skills sessions focused on the needs and requirements of the library professionals. For further details, see the outline post. Sessions were held on Monday the 9th, 16th, 23th, and 30th of November 2015 at City University London. We thank the Centre for Information Science for generously agreeing to host Library Carpentry.

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Library Carpentry - Where and When

03 Oct 2015: Library Carpentry is an exploratory programme of four three-hour software skills sessions focused on the needs and requirements of the library professionals. For further details, see the outline post.

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Software Skills Training for Librarians - Programme outline and FAQ

03 Jul 2015: In one way or another librarians play a crucial role in cultivating world-class research. And in most disciplinary areas today world-class research relies on the use of software. Software Carpentry offers introductory software skills training with a focus on the needs and requirements of research scientists. Library Carpentry offers comparable introductory software training with a focus on the needs and requirements of the library professionals.

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