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    James Baker
    @drjwbaker
    Any more takers for the LC Future Directions call? https://github.com/data-lessons/librarycarpentry/issues/48#issuecomment-326932523 We'll start setting this up soon.
    Juliane Schneider
    @JulianeS_twitter
    @drjwbaker I'd like listen in, if you don't mind! Thanks.
    Belinda Weaver
    @weaverbel
    I am about to go to the US and won't be back till the 16th. I can probably join the call from the US and that might simplify time zones. I'll have a look at the issue.
    Belinda Weaver
    @weaverbel
    This should be in Lobby so am going to post in Lobby.
    Tim Dennis
    @jt14den
    are we still keeping a spreadsheet of workshop details? attendance, etc.? if so can someone shoot me the link?
    carmi cronje
    @ccronje
    Hi @jt14den here's a spreadsheet https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/17EMzgODvvX4qnfpNvHkdIi3VzZp3r_sdYHld1YrpB-A/edit#gid=0 - not sure how up to date it is
    Tim Dennis
    @jt14den
    @ccronje thanks!
    Ina Smith
    @ismonet_twitter
    Learned something new already! CamelCase :) Like it!
    Cam Macdonell
    @cmacdonell
    For completeness, @ismonet_twitter, the common alternative to CamelCase is snake_case
    Tim Dennis
    @jt14den
    snake_case FTW my fav style
    Tim Dennis
    @jt14den
    @ismonet_twitter thanks for dropping in from the class
    I enjoyed your speech at the conference dinner!
    James Baker
    @drjwbaker
    Advice required please. I'm running an LC for archivists next month. I'm planning to hack the shell lesson to use a different dataset: some archival data provided by the UK National Archives for the workshop (the workshop is part an LC workshop, part a meeting with http://www.archives.org.uk/ to figure out if/how they can support/get involved with Carpentries in the future). My question is, what bit of our Jekkyl template do I need to edit to point my hacked lesson at a different URL? (I won't make it a proper http://data-lessons.github.iourl and I will flag it as a unofficial and experimental lesson, I just want a version online that the attendees can follow). Obviously, once it is done we can talk about what to do with it as an alt-Shell path :)
    Richard Vankoningsveld
    @richyvk
    @drjwbaker best to just fork the lesson James. Then it will have its own url like drjwbaker.github.io/lesson-name just make sure you enable gh pages in your fork's settings
    James Baker
    @drjwbaker
    @richyvk Huh. The plan was to fork but I didn't realise you didn't have to change the path or faff around. How terribly clever!
    Belinda Weaver
    @weaverbel
    Gotta love GitHub ! @drjwbaker @richyvk I am so glad I have to use it every day as it has forced me to learn the wonders of the tool !
    Any joy with the blog post thing on new design @richyvk
    Richard Vankoningsveld
    @richyvk
    @weaverbel haven't looked at it yet. Hope to this weekend.
    James Baker
    @drjwbaker
    So the Shell for Archivists one-off hack looks like this https://drjwbaker.github.io/archives-shell/ Session went really well. Looks like the Archives and Record Association http://www.archives.org.uk/ have the evidence they need to take this forward (should they decide to).
    Laura Smart
    @ljsmart
    Hi all - FYI, the University of California is having a DLF-like conference which we're calling DLFx. SoCal LC instructors proposed and were accepted to do a post-conference Library Carpentry on March 1, 2018. I'm finding the planning/organizing process somewhat opaque. I see the checklists on the LC web site /about page. Can I confirm we should use the SW framework and instructions? (i.e. clone their web page, contact SW re: registering the event etc.)
    Belinda Weaver
    @weaverbel
    Yes, do go that way @ljsmart
    Tim Dennis
    @jt14den
    @ljsmart I'll be at UC-DLF too and can help if you get stuck, one confusing thing about the swc workshop website is that you perform an 'import', not a fork or clone, look at the instructions on the readme: https://github.com/swcarpentry/workshop-template
    Laura Smart
    @ljsmart
    Thanks all - the page is up! http://bit.ly/CarpentryUCDLF
    Juliane Schneider
    @JulianeS_twitter
    FYI - if you are planning to teach the Open Refine lesson BE SURE and take a look. I've divided the Transformation lesson into a series of stand alone lessons, so it's quite a bit different.
    I made sure to create a single lesson for Export so that you can insert that into wherever you stop with the OR lesson - I know a lot of times we don't get entirely through, so it's good to end with that one, wherever you end up.
    Gerald Langhanke
    @Zasterabad_twitter
    Hi all, we are planning a library carpentry workshop in Giessen, Germany, most probably on May 17th and 18th 2018, covering Tidy data & spreadsheets, OpenRefine, Python Intro for Libraries, Webscraping and Git. We have two instructors w/o prior workshop experience and would be happy to find an additional experienced library carpentry instructor (for financial reasons preferably from Europe).
    Veronica Ikeshoji-Orlati
    @vai2fc
    Hi all, we're also planning a 2-day library carpentry workshop in Nashville, TN April 5-6 2018. I think we have the logistical bases covered, but I'm not entirely sure how to make it 'official' and get to tracking attendees, etc. since it looks like the last time the LC Events list (https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/17EMzgODvvX4qnfpNvHkdIi3VzZp3r_sdYHld1YrpB-A/edit#gid=0) was updated was in September 2017. Could somebody point me to documentation on procedures for registering and tracking an LC workshop?
    Belinda Weaver
    @weaverbel
    Hi Veronika - we are just about to announce that The Carpentries will track this so my advice to you would be to create a workshop website (like this https://weaverbel.github.io/2017-11-03-liswp/) based on this template https://github.com/swcarpentry/workshop-template or clone one of mine which might be easier to adapt https://github.com/weaverbel/2017-11-03-liswp. Then email the github.io link - i.e. the one like this one of mine https://weaverbel.github.io/2017-11-03-liswp/ to team@carpentries.org to be imported and tracked in our system.
    We are about to go over to a new website design so the workshop tracking has kinda died off a bit.
    Also if you get stuck ping me - you have my email I am sure.
    the SWC workshop template allows you to pick a carpentry. Mine is already set up for LibCarpentry which is why it might be easier.
    Good to know you will be running one and the LC job has just been readvertised http://www.datacarpentry.org/jobs/ so check it out
    Veronica Ikeshoji-Orlati
    @vai2fc
    Thanks, @weaverbel, for the guidance!
    Belinda Weaver
    @weaverbel
    You are welcome @vai2fc - let us know how it goes !
    Juliane Schneider
    @JulianeS_twitter
    Anybody going to be in Boston March 22? The Berklee school of music is holding a workshop and need an instructor. You need to be local, though. Let me know if you're interested
    James Baker
    @drjwbaker
    Hello all! Jez and I are instructing an LC workshop in Edinburgh this May. I see from https://software-carpentry.org/blog/2018/02/library-carpentry-governance.html that LC workshop requests now go through the main SWC system (which is great). Do people want do this retroactively? (this workshop has been in planning since August)
    Tim Dennis
    @jt14den
    @drjwbaker I'd register them b/c the instructors will get credit for teaching within SWC, which impacts membership
    James Baker
    @drjwbaker
    @jt14den Okay. I'll ask the organisers.
    John Simpson
    @symulation_twitter

    Hello LC.

    I'm looking to run a block of carpentry events as part of a Spring Training session at the University of Alberta in partnership with the UofA Library. This will ideally include, Software Carpentry, Data Carpentry, High Performance Computing Carpentry (Beta), and, you guessed it, Library Carpentry. I'm pretty familiar with the other Carpentries but I know little about Library Carpentry. I've read the website but I'd really like to have a 15 minute conversation with someone.

    Is someone willing and able to talk to me within the next few days so I can make the correct decisions related to setting up this event?

    Belinda Weaver
    @weaverbel
    Hey @symulation_twitter I can chat but am in Brisbane - when is a good time?
    Also we are looking to develop an onboarding process for existing instructors about teaching LC so this will be valuable intel ! @symulation_twitter
    Belinda Weaver
    @weaverbel
    Add thoughts on onboarding here LibraryCarpentry/new-website#6
    John Simpson
    @symulation_twitter
    Hi @weaverbel . Thank you for the offer to chat. Would you be available at 9am Tuesday (4pm Monday for me)?
    Belinda Weaver
    @weaverbel
    Sorry @symulation_twitter but I am teaching all day Monday Tuesday next week. I can do Wednesday at that time if that helps?
    John Simpson
    @symulation_twitter
    @weaverbel Yes, I can do that. Skype? My handle is "symulation".
    Yvonne Nobis
    @yvonnenobis_twitter
    Hi, Would it be possible to have an indication of cost for a library carpentry course here in Cambridge? with many thanks,
    Belinda Weaver
    @weaverbel
    Hi @yvonnenobis_twitter can you please request this though the Software Carpentry workshop request form? The Carpentries are organising these now https://software-carpentry.org/workshops/request/
    We are also trying to build a contact and engagement list so you are most welcome to fill out this form https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScd90vQzJcxGsT3rRtY5bZsf4oMRX0HEhzfLV16bDSDVtxNrw/viewform
    Yvonne Nobis
    @yvonnenobis_twitter
    Many thanks @weaverbel !