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Software Carpentry Workshops at the NIH Library: Registration Now Open!

The NIH Office of the Associate Director for Data Science and the NIH Library are pleased to host Software Carpentry Workshops taught by volunteers from the NIH community. Software Carpentry’s mission is to help researchers by teaching them core computing skills that will help them be more productive in a small research team. This workshop will cover basic concepts and tools for scientific computing, including:

  • Basics of structured programming in Python (in October) or R (in November)
  • Version control using Git
  • Task automation using the Unix shell
  • An introduction to high-performance computing at NIH using BioWulf (October session only)

Sessions will be offered in October (featuring programming in Python) and November (featuring programming in R):

Sign language interpreters and other reasonable accommodations can be provided. If you require such accommodations, please contact the NIH Library Information Desk at 301.496.1080 five business days in advance. For TDD users/callers, please call the above number through the Federal Relay Service at 1.800.877.8339.

The NIH Library in Building 10 serves the information needs of NIH staff and select Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) agencies. The NIH Library is part of the Office of Research Services (ORS) in the Office of the Director (OD).