Programming with Python and PyMARC

Scheduled Dates

May 19 & 21, 2020 10:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT (Register Now)

Course Description
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If you're looking to save time and automate time-consuming processes, Python can help! Python is a programming language that can help make your life easier by automating workflows and metadata management processes. This course will cover how to get started with Python, how to use the basics of the language to write simple scripts, and how to use the the PyMARC library of code to automate library-specific tasks.

Course Type: 
Topic Area: 
Target Audience: 
Any staff interested in learning to program.
Prerequisites

None

Learning Objectives
  • Learn how to install Python and related tools
  • Understand basic Python syntax
  • Understand PyMARC and its uses in libraries
Homework Expectations
  • A short homework assignment is required after each class session.
  • It is designed for individual participation; each individual must register.
Session Information
Session Duration: 
This course consists of two 2-hour sessions.
Instructor
Emily Nimsakont - nimsakont@amigos.org
Fees
Amigos Member Early Bird Fee: 
$140.00
Amigos Member Fee: 
$165.00
Non-member Early Bird Fee: 
$195.00
Non-member Fee: 
$220.00