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Apr 2017
Owen Stephens
@ostephens
Apr 04 2017 06:55
@weaverbel I’ve replied on that request to say I could help out.
Owen Stephens
@ostephens
Apr 04 2017 07:16
@laufers thanks for sharing your experience - very useful
Belinda Weaver
@weaverbel
Apr 04 2017 09:23
Thanks @ostephens!
carmi cronje
@ccronje
Apr 04 2017 09:31
Thanks @ostephens @drjwbaker I'd be happy to work on OpenRefine during the Sprint LibraryCarpentry/librarycarpentry.github.io#23
Jez Cope
@jezcope
Apr 04 2017 09:32
@ccronje Great :)
carmi cronje
@ccronje
Apr 04 2017 09:45
Thanks @weaverbel I've added my times to whenisgood but go ahead if I'm the odd one out. I'm new to Python so would like to work through the workshop and give you feedback but probably won't get a chance 'til after Easter. Let me know what would help most.
James Baker
@drjwbaker
Apr 04 2017 09:54
I've also added by availability. Like @ccronje do go ahead without me though, as I'm rubbish with Python and was more interested in coming from an overview perspective.
Brenda Moon
@brendam
Apr 04 2017 10:53
filled in, not sure I’ll be available for the sprint yet.
Tim Dennis
@jt14den
Apr 04 2017 14:59
@weaverbel as far as registering Library Carpentry workshops with SWC, do we go through you or can we ping the SWC home office?
Jez Cope
@jezcope
Apr 04 2017 15:07
@weaverbel I've added my availability, and asked my colleague Beth (who taught the Python lesson the other week) to have a look too
betty rozum
@brozum_twitter
Apr 04 2017 20:09
Hi all. I am brand spanking newly certified Data Carpentry Instructor and would like to dip a toe in Library Carpentry. I'm very novice, but eager to learn and help.
Jez Cope
@jezcope
Apr 04 2017 20:11
@brozum_twitter Yay! Come on in, the water's lovely!
betty rozum
@brozum_twitter
Apr 04 2017 20:12
Best advice for getting involved in LibraryCarpentry?
Jez Cope
@jezcope
Apr 04 2017 20:27
Where are you based? We have some local (i.e. per continent) coordinators who can help match you up with hosts looking for instructors.
Jez Cope
@jezcope
Apr 04 2017 20:34
We'll also be taking part in the Mozilla Global Sprint on 1/2 June — more info at LibraryCarpentry/librarycarpentry.github.io#23
You can also take a look at the various lessons listed on https://librarycarpentry.github.io/ and see if you have any improvements to suggest.
Unlike SWC and DC, our lessons are very new and under more active development
betty rozum
@brozum_twitter
Apr 04 2017 22:51
I'm in Logan, UT (USA) -- north of Salt Lake City, if you are familiar with the area.
I'll look at the lessons, work my way through them. Is it helpful to have colleagues examine them too? I saw the group was interested in gaining perspectives from archivists - I might be able to do that with some folks at my library.
betty rozum
@brozum_twitter
Apr 04 2017 23:05
Regarding the Mozilla Global Sprint -- can anyone tell me if this is something I could work on in a somewhat small way - was thinking of seeing if some local librarians might be interested in gathering (I don't think they are DC or SW certified -- does that matter?) - but I'd be interested in seeing if a small group would want to gather to tackle this.
Belinda Weaver
@weaverbel
Apr 04 2017 23:16
Hi @brozum_twitter You are welcome to work on the sprint in any way that is helpful to you. If you were able to gather some colleagues together and maybe just go through the lessons to familiarise yourselves with them, then that would be a good start. Then you might have questions or ideas or spot things that need fixing - your viewpoint coming to the lessons cold would be helpful as some of us have taught them quite a lot so we (might) start to develop blind spots, make incorrect assumptions etc. People do not need to be certified instructors to be part of the sprint, nor do they need advanced skills - they just need to be people keen to see the lessons work for librarians, archivists, digital humanities people and so on. NO technical skills are expected - these are lessons that start with no knowledge assumed - it is about skilling librarians up in a safe way in a supportive community. Welcome aboard !
@jt14den I'll get that workshop into AMY now for you.
Belinda Weaver
@weaverbel
Apr 04 2017 23:26
@jt14den Done - it should pop up on the map soon.
Also @brozum_twitter This is the form for archivists to complete for feedback on what they want from our lessons https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdc9RHNmgffnt9UtLfgIhS_MGUzh0wh-HQNX24wBz5c4mcf1g/viewform
betty rozum
@brozum_twitter
Apr 04 2017 23:30
Great! I'll start talking to some people around here and ask them to fill out the form, and see if I can get a group interested in working on the sprint (cracks me up - I am so NOT athletic, though I walk my dogs)