Introduction to Software Carpentry for Librarians [Video replay]

If you missed the online forum “Introduction to Software Carpentry for Librarians” with speakers Cam Macdonell and Clara Llebot Lorente on 5/24/2018 the recording is now available.


Join us for an introduction to Software Carpentry for Librarians by Cam Macdonell and Clara Llebot Lorente. The rise of carpentry workshops in academic libraries comes out of scientists long standing need to effectively adopt and apply computing skills to their research practices. Assistant Professor Cam Macdonell will orient us to the rise of carpentry education, how librarians can get involved, and carpentry communities’ future directions. Data Management Specialist Clara Llebot Lorente will discuss how she applies carpentry in her credit graduate course, during professional consultations, and in projects with university partners.



Video also available on YouTube at:

Slides and other materials, such as the chat transcript, are viewable in this Google Docs folder:



This online discussion was sponsored by the ACRL ULS Technology in University Libraries Committee. Please share your feedback here:

If you are interested in becoming more involved with Library Carpentry, the presenters have asked you to fill out this form:

For any other questions or other follow up please either contact the speakers directly or one of the committee organizers: Jane Nichols (, Minhao Jiang (, or Theresa Carlson (

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