Oct 12-17, 2023
11:00 AM to 12:30 PM (IST) & 2:00 to 3:30 PM (IST)
Instructors: Prof. Parthasarathy Mukhopadhyay, Prof. Aditya Tripathi, Dr. Raina Gaharwar
Library Carpentry is made by people working in library- and information-related roles to help you:
Library Carpentry introduces you to the fundamentals of computing and provides you with a platform for further self-directed learning. For more information on what we teach and why, please see our paper "Library Carpentry: software skills training for library professionals".
Who: The course is for people working in library- and information-related roles. You don't need to have any previous knowledge of the tools that will be presented at the workshop.
When: Oct 12-17, 2023. Add to your Google Calendar.
Requirements: Participants must bring a laptop with a Mac, Linux, or Windows operating system (not a tablet, Chromebook, etc.) that they have administrative privileges on. They should have a few specific software packages installed (listed below).
Accessibility: We are committed to making this workshop accessible to everybody. For workshops at a physical location, the workshop organizers have checked that:
Materials will be provided in advance of the workshop and large-print handouts are available if needed by notifying the organizers in advance. If we can help making learning easier for you (e.g. sign-language interpreters, lactation facilities) please get in touch (using contact details below) and we will attempt to provide them.
Roles: To learn more about the roles at the workshop (who will be doing what), refer to our Workshop FAQ.
Further information: Participation fee: Rs.1200 (Participants from India) and 20 USD (Other Participants).
Organization: The workshop is organized by The Charutar Vidya Mandal (CVM) University, Vallabh Vidyanagar-388120, Gujarat, India
Everyone who participates in Carpentries activities is required to conform to the Code of Conduct. This document also outlines how to report an incident if needed.
Please be sure to complete these surveys before and after the workshop.
|11:00||Introduction of Data carpentry- tools & rules|
|11:45||Installation and configuration of OpenRefine in Linux and Windows environment|
|14:00||Concept of REST/API and sources for API-enabled ODbL datasets|
|14:45||Experiment with data fetching and data extraction in OpenRefine (Open Access Status determination)|
|11:00||Library carpentry for citation and altmetric data|
|11:45||Deep faceting of data and GRELs in depth|
|14:00||Data reconciliation -concept and tools|
|14:45||MARC data import/export in/from OpenRefine and Data reconciliation - name authority Subject authority|
|11:00||Named Entity Recognition (NER)|
|11:45||Use of Stanford NLP|
|14:00||Automatic sentiment analysis|
|14:45||Automated subject indexing - the future possibility (Demonstration only)|
|11:00||Introduction to MarcEdit and Getting Started with MarcEdit|
|11:45||Working with MARC files, Layout of the MarcEditor and Profiling Your MARC data|
|14:00||Manipulating MARC data and Tasks and Automation|
|14:45||Integrations and Regular Expressions|
|11:00||Introduction to Git/GitHub and Getting started with Git|
|11:45||Sharing your work, Review and GitHub Pages|
|14:00||Introduction: What is web scraping? and Open Source Web Scraping Tools|
|14:45||Selecting content on a web page with XPath, Manually scrape data using browser extensions and Web Scraping for Content Creation|
To participate in a Library Carpentry workshop, you will need access to software as described below. In addition, you will need an up-to-date web browser.
We maintain a list of common issues that occur during installation as a reference for instructors that may be useful on the Configuration Problems and Solutions wiki page.
OpenRefine is a tool to clean up and organize messy data. Please find instructions to install it and the data used in the lesson in the lesson.
MarcEdit is a free, open-source application. Please find instructions to install it and the data used in the lesson.
Git is a version control system that lets you track who made changes to what when and has options for easily updating a shared or public version of your code on https://github.com.
Follow the instructions on the lesson to install Git on your system.
You will need an account at github.com for parts of the Git lesson. Basic GitHub accounts are free. We encourage you to create a GitHub account if you don't have one already. Please consider what personal information you'd like to reveal. For example, you may want to review these instructions for keeping your email address private provided at GitHub. You will need a supported web browser.
Web scraping is the process of extracting data from websites. There are a variety of ways to scrape a website to extract information for reuse. Refer to the Setup section to install the required software to follow along this lesson.