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Libraries sponsored Software Carpentry workshops

May 16 @ 8:30 am - May 17 @ 4:30 pm


About Software Carpentry

Software Carpentry workshops are hands-on, two-day events that cover the core computational research skills needed to be productive as an individual scientist or in small research teams.

No previous experience is needed and each workshop is taught by experienced researchers who use these tools in their own work. Participants will learn how to automate tasks using the Unix shell, will be introduced to a structured programming language like Python or R, and will gain experience using Git and Github for version control. Workshop content can be used to support a more efficient, rigorous, and reproducible research process.

Workshop registration

Four workshops have been scheduled between December 2018 and May 2019. Workshops are held from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. each of the two days. Please register only if you can commit to attending the entirety of the two days; no exceptions. There is no cost to attend.

All workshops and their wait lists are now full. Complete the notification form to receive information about future Software Carpentry workshops.

The Software Carpentry workshops are hosted by the Digital Arts, Sciences, & Humanities Program, with funding from University Libraries, the Graduate School, and the Office of the Vice President for Research).


May 16 @ 8:30 am
May 17 @ 4:30 pm
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Walter Library
117 Pleasant St SE
Minneapolis, 55455 United States


Digital Arts, Sciences, & Humanities
University of Minnesota Libraries
Graduate School
Office of the Vice President for Research