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Library Carpentries: Two-Part Virtual Workshop

November 17, 2020 @ 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

UWM Digital Humanities Lab logoThis two-part (November 17 and 18, 2020) virtual workshop series will focus on Introduction to Working with Data/Regular ExpressionsTidy (spreadsheet) data, and OpenRefine, “a power tool for working with messy data.” A course website with specific curricula will be made available closer to the workshop date.

Library Carpentry workshops teach data science skills with an eye toward library and information science related tasks and will be useful to anyone working with messy data and looking for better tools to manage it. The lessons introduce terms, phrases, and concepts in software development and data science, how to best work with data structures, and use regular expressions in finding and matching data.

Led by certified instructors from The Carpentries community, the workshop will be held November 17 and 18, 2020, from noon to 4 p.m. each day. Instructors are

  • Trisha Adamus, Research Data Librarian, Ebling Library, UW-Madison
  • Jennifer Lee, Associate Librarian for Chemistry and Computer Science, University of Calgary
  • Abigail Sparling, Serials Metadata Librarian, University of Alberta

The workshop has a limited number of openings and registration is requiredhttps://uwm.edu/libraries/events/dh-lab-library-carpentries-workshop-registration/.

This workshop is sponsored by the LGBTQ+ AV Archive Mining grant that a UWM team, including the Libraries, received this year.


November 17, 2020
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM