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Library Carpentry: Software Skills Training for Library Professionals

Jez Cope, James Baker
2018 International Journal of Digital Curation  
Library Carpentry is a comparable introductory software skills training programme with a focus on the needs and requirements of library and information professionals.  ...  Established non-profit volunteer organisations, such as Software Carpentry and Data Carpentry, offer introductory research software skills training with a focus on the needs and requirements of research  ...  Acknowledgements We thank the Software Sustainability Institute for their generous sponsorship of Library Carpentry.  ... 
doi:10.2218/ijdc.v12i2.576 fatcat:3hr72i7puzf2zfxliz7uw5umvy

Library Carpentry: Software Skills Training for Library Professionals

James Baker, Caitlin Moore, Ernesto Priego, Raquel Alegre, Jez Cope, Ludi Price, Owen Stephens, Daniel van Strien, Greg Wilson
2016 Liber Quarterly: The Journal of European Research Libraries  
This paper describes Library Carpentry, an introductory software skills training programme with a focus on the needs and requirements of library and information professionals.  ...  Using Library Carpentry as a case study of the development and delivery of software skills focused professional development, this paper describes the institutional and intellectual contexts in which Library  ...  Acknowledgements We thank the Software Sustainability Institute for their generous sponsorship of Library Carpentry.  ... 
doi:10.18352/lq.10176 fatcat:y65ccpja7remrem47o4dzjspde

Joining Together to Build More: The New England Software Carpentry Library Consortium

Thea P Atwood, Andrew T. Creamer, Joshua Dull, Julie Goldman, Kristin Lee, Lora C. Leligdon, Sarah K Oelker
2019 Journal of eScience Librarianship  
As Software Carpentry is a highly recognized organization that teaches skills that library and information technology professionals can help bring into the research lifecycle, a discussion began around  ...  the two-day event as learners while building their own skills. • Planning and completing the Software Carpentry instructor training session.  ... 
doi:10.7191/jeslib.2019.1161 fatcat:4azvv7a2kbbabc73z6blfzn2te

The Story of the Carpentries in Africa

Kayleigh Lino, Anelda Van Der Walt, Erika Mias, Caroline Ajilogba, Mesfin Diro, Lactatia Motsuku, Juan Steyn, Katrin Tirok
2018 Figshare  
The history of the Carpentries in Africa3. The African Carpentry Task Force's work in Africa4. My personal use of the Carpentries methods in my professional work at UCT Libraries and Figshare  ...  Non-profit organization that: • Trains people in software development and data science skills for more effective work and career development • Builds community and local capacity for teaching and learning  ...  these skills and perspectives Shaping the curriculum for the African context • Use of LC resources in my work with RDS at UCT • Use and adaptation of Carpentry lessons in RDM training at into practice  ... 
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.7376087.v1 fatcat:ckhdmup22va7jc5mvu7oqnp6dy

A Carpentries Approach to ACRL Framework Instruction

Ari Gofman
2019 Journal of eScience Librarianship  
Acknowledgements Special thank you to Kristin Lee for support through all stages of this process.  ...  Disclosures The substance of this article is based upon a poster presented at RDAP Summit 2019: "An ACRL Framework Approach towards Carpentries Instruction" available at  ...  The Carpentries' instructor training identifies three key experience levels in the context of learning software and data skills: a novice, who does not know what questions to ask; a competent practitioner  ... 
doi:10.7191/jeslib.2019.1173 fatcat:6s2snxc2gzachio3endk52gnra

Software Carpentry get more done in less time [article]

Alexandra Simperler, Greg Wilson
2015 arXiv   pre-print
The aim of this study was to investigate if participants of Software Carpentry (SC) get more done in less time.  ...  We asked 32 questions to assess 24 former participants to analyse if SC gave them the computing skills to accomplish this.  ...  Acknowledgement Alexandra Simperler is grateful to the Software Sustainability Institute for awarding a Fellowship in 2014 to enable this study.  ... 
arXiv:1506.02575v1 fatcat:225je6fmmfgvfokzw5mobwjfp4

Pioneering online lesson supplement for carpentries instructor training: Increasing Instructor Participation and Certification Numbers in Africa [article]

Erika Mias, Anelda Van Der Walt, Katrin Tirok, Caroline Ajilogba, Kayleigh Lino, Lactatia Motsuku, Mesfin Diro, Juan Steyn
2019 Figshare  
Mentoring can enhance professional development and teaching in particular [5].  ...  The Carpentries is an organisation whose primary goal is to teach researchers introductory concepts for best practices in handling data and basics in coding [1,2].  ...  Identifying a change process for implementation LONG TERM GOAL To establish and sustain adequate, strong, quality, efficient and effective community of software, data and library carpenters  ... 
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.7577525 fatcat:kyjibaeg4fcbxoggixfl6mshy4

Data Science in Libraries

Matt Burton, Liz Lyon
2017 Bulletin of the Association for Information Science and Technology  
Data Savvy Roles Multi-Faceted Framework The Carpentries sits at the doorstep of libraries with a curriculum already in place, a worldwide network to learn from, and certificate-based instructor training  ...  The Management Gap: Library administrators need toolkits andframeworks to strategically use data science for data-driven decision making and management of library operations.Framing: The Skills & Management  ...  Established professional education programs to extend and expand data savvy skills 4.  ... 
doi:10.1002/bul2.2017.1720430409 fatcat:e74b62dgpzhnvejljozzj3npvu

Contribution of university libraries to data literacy and open science skills: TU Delft Library experience

Paula Martinez-Lavanchy
2021 Zenodo  
Presentation given at the 'XVIII International Conference on University Libraries: Reading, information, digital, transmedia and research competencies in the training of professionals for future' organized  ...  /videos/917528655528027 The presentation tries to reflect on the different approaches that university libraries can contribute to capacity building on data literacy and open science skills based on TU  ...  [They] train others in data and software practices, particularly in relation to foundational skills and data stewardship.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5615507 fatcat:jdhsh6feg5dyjca7bqmdmbvkqe

Bridging Gaps: Libraries and Software Computing for MBAs

Hilary A. Craiglow, Kelly M. LaVoice
2020 Ticker: The Academic Business Librarianship Review  
We also present a case study utilizing the Software Carpentries curriculum and lessons to provide a certificate program in software computing for graduate business students.  ...  We present the context for graduate business programs and data analytics, the increasing need for knowledge of software computing and computer programing capabilities, and how libraries are well positioned  ...  Libraries The Carpentries curates an international community of instructors who create and refine lessons on software and data tools that develop skills and literacy.  ... 
doi:10.3998/ticker.16481003.0004.203 fatcat:vqgq2qjgibc2lemuifkzzweb4q

Developing a strategy for computational lab skills training through Software and Data Carpentry: Experiences from the ELIXIR Pilot action

Aleksandra Pawlik, Celia W.G. van Gelder, Aleksandra Nenadic, Patricia M. Palagi, Eija Korpelainen, Philip Lijnzaad, Diana Marek, Susanna-Assunta Sansone, John Hancock, Carole Goble
2017 F1000Research  
Carpentry number of skilled life scientists and building a sustainable training community in this field.  ...  Quality training in computational skills for life scientists is essential to allow them to deliver robust, reproducible and cutting-edge research.  ...  In a study done by Beth Duckles in 2015 Carpentry instructors were asked what personal and professional benefits were associated with being involved in the Carpentries.  ... 
doi:10.12688/f1000research.11718.1 pmid:28781745 pmcid:PMC5516217 fatcat:u3iwdkdgnfbjvodjfmmgsutpeq

Reinventing Library Research Support Services at Griffith University [chapter]

Belinda Weaver, Joanna Richardson
2021 Advances in Library and Information Science  
A push to establish the library as a vital and valued partner in research projects was a key driver for change.  ...  for whom there is no established tool for the kinds of research they want to do.  ...  , creating incentives to improve the quality of research, and identifying emerging research areas and opportunities for further development.  ... 
doi:10.4018/978-1-7998-4546-1.ch012 fatcat:7fdh6c3t3fa6rhfyw66zr6igai

Practical considerations for a library's research data management services: the case of the National Institutes of Health Library

Soojung Kim, Sue Yeon Syn
2021 Journal of the Medical Library Association  
for libraries seeking to improve their RDM services.Methods: We conducted semistructured interviews with four librarians who provide data services at the NIH Library regarding library user characteristics  ...  The library provides significant support for data creation, analysis, and sharing stages to meet biomedical researchers' needs, suggesting areas for potential expansion of RDM services in the less supported  ...  We would like to express our gratitude to the NIH Library librarians who agreed to participate in the interviews.  ... 
doi:10.5195/jmla.2021.995 pmid:34629974 pmcid:PMC8485941 fatcat:52c4lol4jvhozk5swzavuxjyve

Expanding the Librarian's Tech Toolbox: The "Digging Deeper, Reaching Further: Librarians Empowering Users to Mine the HathiTrust Digital Library" Project

Harriett Green, Eleanor Dickson
2017 D-Lib Magazine  
Library Carpentry: software skills training for library professionals.  ...  Our process drew upon the inspiration and examples offered by other effective open training initiatives, including Software Carpentry, Data Carpentry, and Library Carpentry [16], as well as the New England  ... 
doi:10.1045/may2017-green fatcat:oyg6wgtd4jh2fivn427iarxawu

LIBER Open Science Training Methods and Practices Across European Research Libraries - Survey Analysis

Cécile Swiatek, Ciara McCaffrey, Thorsten Meyer, Anna Svenbro, Helene Brinken, Frank Egerton, Anna Wojciechowska, Karin Clavel
2020 Zenodo  
Open science skills training programmes' strategies, methods and impact are at the heart of LIBER's Digital skills for library staff and researchers working group (2018-2020) field of activity.  ...  Working Group (2018-2020), which aimed to spread a more open culture and to position libraries as key partners in skills training for the complex and forward-thinking concept of Open Science.  ...  Library teams are good at coordinating Open Science training for researchers and staff Libraries are a powerful "skilling hub". They have been managing academic knowledge issues for centuries.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3903142 fatcat:rr4ahsjqdfd6tnlmrg4l6exsqu
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