It's a Wrap! The 4th Library Carpentry-Mozilla Global Sprint Concludes.

63 sprinters from 8 countries and 35 institutions took part in the May 2019 sprint.

By Chris Erdmann

Thanks to everyone that participated in the 4th Mozilla-Library Carpentry Global Sprint. Unlike the 3 previous sprints, this year’s sprint stretched across the full month of May with the majority of the sprint taking place 30-31 May 2019.

The sprint started earlier in the month with Centre for Digital Scholarship at Leiden University Libraries drafting a Top 10 FAIR Data & Software Things for Astronomy.

63 sprinters from 8 countries registered for the sprint but some of these individuals brought friends with them to the sprint.

For the month of May, there were 56 active authors, 82 active issues, 77 active pull requests, and 197 commits.

LC Reposiotry Active Authors Active Issues Active Pull Requests Commits
lc-shell 6 5 10 22
lc-sql 6 10 18 41
lc-data-intro 7 17 5 19
lc-data-intro-archives 4 9 4 13
lc-git 7 4 10 28
lc-open-refine 6 20 8 19
lc-wikidata 4 5 2 19
lc-spreadsheets 7 10 9 22
lc-webscraping 1 3
lc-python-intro 4 6 6
lc-research-data 2 1 1 2
Top-10-FAIR 3 1 6
Total 56 82 77 197

For the latter half of the Sprint, 21 May - 3 June, the Library Carpentry lesson repositories received 4382 views and 389 unique visitors.

LC Reposiotry Views Unique Vistors
lc-shell 385 35
lc-sql 351 39
lc-data-intro 380 48
lc-data-intro-archives 265 20
lc-git 506 38
lc-open-refine 488 54
lc-wikidata 549 43
lc-spreadsheets 496 28
lc-webscraping 297 21
lc-python-intro 465 33
lc-research-data 39 12
Top-10-FAIR 161 18
Total 4382 389

For the month of May, the two sprint Gitter channels, Library Carpentry Lobby and Top 10 FAIR, received roughly 180 messages while the Zoom channel had roughly 40 participants.

In all, 35 institutions registered for the sprint including the California Digital Library, Duke University, Australian Research Data Commons, Georgetown Law Library, AARNet, University of Melbourne, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Arizona State University, University of Virginia, University of Arizona Libraries, The British Library, UC Riverside Library, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, University of Queensland, FOSTER, OpenAIRE, UCLA Library, DANS, FAIRsFAIR, Griffith University, Curtin University Library, UC Berkeley, Purdue University Libraries, Göttingen State and University Library, RDA Europe, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Open University, ZB MED - Information Centre for Life Science, Linked Data for Production project, Stanford, Harvard University, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, Hesburgh Libraries University of Notre Dame, Lehigh University, and University of Technology Sydney.

Thanks to the amazing work of the sprinters who helped improve the Library Carpentry lesson material!