[WORKSHOP FULL] Aliallq - Library Carpentry session

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Calling all law library professionals.
You are invited to attend a free one day Library Carpentry workshop.

Lunch will be provided. There will be a maximum of ten participants at the workshop.

 

DATE AND TIME
Fri, October 20, 2017
9:00 AM – 4:30 PM AEST

LOCATION
McCullough Robertson
Level 11, Central Plaza Two
66 Eagle Street
Brisbane, QLD 4000

What you will learn

This full day workshop will be based on three Library Carpentry workshops:

With an option to include some of the new Introduction to Programming with Python lesson.

The actual content covered on the day will be flexible and driven by the participants on the day, but topics covered might include:

  • Jargon busting - learn and understand what computing buzzwords and terms mean
  • Analyse data using the Unix shell
  • Understand and write regular expressions for text matching
  • Use OpenRefine to clean messy data
  • Basic Python programming for automating repetitive tasks

Who should attend?

Law library professionals with responsibility for library systems; who work with a lot of data; or who are just looking to develop their computing skills.

  • Do you use Excel a lot?
  • Would you like to learn how to automate data manipulation or repetitive computing tasks?
  • Are you keen to learn more about how you can use your computer to wrangle and analyse data?
  • Or do you just want to learn some computing basics?

If you answered yes to any of those questions then this workshop is for you.

What you need to bring

A laptop with rights to install software is required for this workshop.

If you would like to attend but don't have access to a laptop please contact me to discuss options: richyvk@gmail.com.

 
Region
Category
ALIA Group Event
Date(s)
Friday 20 October 2017 9:00am to 4:30pm
Contact details
Richard Vankoningsveld richyvk@gmail.com