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 ReposiotryActive AuthorsActive IssuesActive Pull RequestsCommits
lc-shell651022
lc-sql6101841
lc-data-intro717519
lc-data-intro-archives49413
lc-git741028
lc-open-refine620819
lc-wikidata45219
lc-spreadsheets710922
lc-webscraping13
lc-python-intro466
lc-research-data2112
Top-10-FAIR316
Total568277197

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

LC ReposiotryViewsUnique Vistors
lc-shell38535
lc-sql35139
lc-data-intro38048
lc-data-intro-archives26520
lc-git50638
lc-open-refine48854
lc-wikidata54943
lc-spreadsheets49628
lc-webscraping29721
lc-python-intro46533
lc-research-data3912
Top-10-FAIR16118
Total4382389

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!


Library Carpentry “Mozilla” “Global Sprint" Lessons Top 10 FAIR Data & Software