Summary and Setup

This Library Carpentry lesson introduces archivists to working with data. At the conclusion of the lesson you will: be able to explain terms, phrases, and concepts in code or software development; identify and use best practice in data structures; use regular expressions in searches.


This lesson has no prerequisites. Ideally you will need a laptop and an internet connection, though this is not required.

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