Leah Hallstrom
KU Libraries

KU Libraries to host spring Software Carpentry workshop

Thu, 03/15/2018

LAWRENCE — KU Libraries, along with key partners, are pleased to announce an upcoming Software Carpentry workshop. Software Carpentry aims to help researchers get work done in less time by teaching basic research computing skills. The workshop will take place April 5-6 in the Ron Evans Apollo Auditorium in Nichols Hall. 

In this two-day workshop, participants will learn how to automate tasks using the Unix shell, how to track and share your work using version control, and how to write software in Python that is readable, reusable and reliable.

The event is held in partnership with the Great Plains Network and K-INBRE.

This workshop is open to faculty, staff and students across disciplines, and no prior experience is expected or required.

Registration will open Monday, March 19. To register or learn more about this event, please visit Additional questions may be addressed to Jamene Brooks-Kieffer at


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