Library Carpentries

Jan 8-9, 2020 9:30 am - 4:30pm

Adapted from the event webpage.

Library Carpentry is made by people working in library- and information-related roles to help you:

  • automate repetitive, boring, error-prone taskscreate

  • maintain and analyze sustainable and reusable data

  • work effectively with IT and systems colleagues

  • better understand the use of software in research

  • and much more...

Library Carpentry introduces you to the fundamentals of computing and provides you with a platform for further self-directed learning. 


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.

Where: UTSC Catalyst Centre (Ground Floor RM. EV-151), 1065 Military Trail, Scarborough, Ontario, Canada. Get directions with OpenStreetMap or Google Maps.

When: Jan 8-9, 2020. 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).

Code of Conduct: 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.

Accessibility: We are committed to making this workshop accessible to everybody. The workshop organizers have checked that:

  • The room is wheelchair / scooter accessible.
  • Accessible restrooms are available.
  • 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.

Contact: Please email or for more information.



Day 1 Day 2
Before Starting Pre-workshop survey
10:30 Morning break
12:00 Lunch break
14:30 Afternoon break
16:00 Wrap-up
16:30 END
09:30 SQL
10:30 Morning break
12:00 Lunch break
14:30 Afternoon break
16:15 Wrap-up

For additional details, please visit the event webpage.