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Welcome to the home of the Ontario/Canada chapter of [http://code4lib.org/ Code4Lib]. Our aim is to create more opportunities for Code4Lib folks in the Ontario/Quebec/Manitoba/Northeast USA area to meet up in person.
==Code4lib North Meetups in Toronto==
 
Status: Active
 
'''Purpose:''' To connect with other code4libbers in the area and start building a code4lib community in Toronto, Ontario. (blatantly copied from the Ottawa group)<br>
 
'''Meetup Group:''' [http://meetup.com/code4libtoronto/ code4lib toronto]
 
'''Website & Blog:''' [https://code4libtoronto.github.io/ code4libtoronto.github.io]
 
'''Mailing List:''' code4libtoronto-list@meetup.com
 
'''Hashtag:''' #code4libTO also used: the general #code4lib
 
===Past Meetups===
The first meetup was a simple social meetup on June 21, 2012. The idea is that other meetups will have presentations/talks to be had either before or during.
 
August 14, 2012 - [http://cynng.wordpress.com/2012/08/15/code4lib-cool-tool-day/ Cool Tool Day]
 
December 13, 2012 - [http://wp.me/pHQ83-rb Talk Notes]
 
April 19, 2013 - session to encourage collaborative talks/presentations/hackfest ideas
 
== Code4lib North Meetups in Ottawa ==
 
'''Purpose:''' To connect with other code4libbers in the area and start building a code4lib community in Ottawa, Ontario
 
code4lib Ottawa meetups are now organized using Meetup.com. [http://www.meetup.com/Code4lib-Ottawa/ Sign up] to be informed of upcoming meetings.
 
===Next Meetup===
 
'''Date:''' Thursday April 9th, 2015
 
Keep an eye on the [http://www.meetup.com/Code4lib-Ottawa/ Meetup] page for further details.
 
===Past Meetups===
 
The inaugural code4lib Ottawa meetup occurred on March 28, 2012 and was a simple meet-and-greet at a local pub. Since then, we try to combine this social event with some short interesting talks. Here is what we have learned about in recent meetups:
 
 
'''Tuesday October 7th, 2014'''
 
Speakers:
 
* Mark Baker - Principal Architect at Zepheira provided a brief overview of some of Zepheira’s BibFrame tools in development.
 
* Jennifer Whitney - Systems Librarian at MacOdrum Library presented OpenRefine (formerly Google Refine) – a neat and powerful tool for cleaning up messy data.
 
* Sarah Simpkin, GIS and Geography Librarian & Catherine McGoveran, Government Information Librarian (both from UOttawa Library) - presented on a recent UOttawa sponsored Open Data Hackfest as well as to introduce you to Open Data Ottawa.
 
'''Location:''' MacOdrum Library, Carleton University, 1125 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, ON, Ottawa, ON ([https://www.google.ca/maps/place/1125+Colonel+By+Dr,+Carleton+University,+Ottawa,+ON+K1S+5R1/@45.3835317,-75.6975174,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x4cce067662eae8cf:0x9cd8d41fd34473d1 map])
 
 
'''April 30, 2013 - Meet, and share your favourite Library technology'''
 
'''June 13, 2012 - Lightning Talks'''
{| border=1
! Description of Talk
|-
| '''Devin Crawley''' from the Ottawa Public Library gave us a quick preview of the API to their BiblioCommons catalogue. The API will be publicly available this fall.
|-
| '''William Wueppelmann''' talked about what's going on at Canadiana.org and how they host and manage their huge digital collection and their efforts to achieve certification as a Trusted Digital Repository (TDR).
|-
| '''[[User:Bethmaru|Mary Beth Baker]]''' spoke about the [[North/Possible Collaborators Ottawa|local tech scene in Ottawa]] and got us to consider the potential for collaboration with other groups.
|}
 
'''April 24, 2012 - Show and Tell Session'''
{| border=1
! Presenter
! Description of Talk
|-
| [http://twitter.com/maxneuvians Max Neuvians] || [http://social-biblio.ca/ Social-biblio.ca] : An approach to Twitter data visualization, archiving, and the larger narrative.
|-
| [http://twitter.com/scilib Richard Akerman] || [http://twitter.com/scilib Richard Akerman] and [http://twitter.com/bethmaru Mary Beth Baker] are organizing a Reading Garden at the upcoming Canadian Library Association conference. They are seeking advice on how to provide wireless access. Anyone with ideas is encouraged to get in touch with them.
|-
| [http://twitter.com/warlayton Warren Layton] || A quick demo of [http://www.jasongriffey.net/librarybox/ LibraryBox], a wireless filesharing device, which may have interesting applications in government and other libraries where IT restrictions can limit network use.
|}
==Code4Lib North: the Ninth. OCAD University May 10-11, 2018==
==Code4Lib North: the Eighth. University of Ottawa May 11-12, 2017Past Events==
The 2017 To see past Code4Lib North meeting will be held at Morisset Library at the events, go to [https://bibliowiki.uottawacode4lib.ca University of Ottawaorg/North/Past_Events the past events page] We'll begin each day at a suitable time, like 9:30 am.
65 University Private, Second Floor (Room 248)<br />
Ottawa, ON<br />
K1N 6N5<br />
[https://www.google.ca/maps/place/65+University+Private,+Ottawa,+ON+K1N+6N5/@45.423241,-75.6863147,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x4cce0507cacba1cf:0x12f3703248c59e94!8m2!3d45.423241!4d-75.684126 map]. =Code4lib North Meetups in Toronto==
===How to get in===Status: Active
The main first floor entrance to Morisset Hall is currently under construction '''Purpose:''' To connect with other code4libbers in the area and will not be accessible during Code4Lib Northstart building a code4lib community in Toronto, Ontario.(blatantly copied from the Ottawa group)<br>
Information on alternative entrances is [https'''Meetup Group://www.uottawa.ca/facilities/ucu-terrace available here], and the University has also ''' [httpshttp://www.youtubemeetup.com/watch?v=Yq2j9H1_FTM produced a video versioncode4libtoronto/ code4lib toronto].
Code4Lib North is happening on the second floor of Morisset Hall in room MRT 248'''Website & Blog:''' [https://code4libtoronto. This is on the administrative level of the librarygithub. If you are coming from the basement entrance, take two flights of stairs up to the entrance marked "Office of the Chief Librarian", walk past the reception desk and head for the large meeting roomio/ code4libtoronto. We'll be posting as many signs as we can and will also have volunteers on site to point you the right waygithub. io]
There is no public access to the second floor from inside the library itself'''Mailing List:''' code4libtoronto-list@meetup.com
===Accessible route into Morisset Library==='''Hashtag:''' #code4libTO also used: the general #code4lib
To access the library itself, as well as the breakout rooms in the Media Library by elevator:===Past Meetups===
Use the elevators from Level 0 in Morisset Hall (2nd floor elevators also go to 0). From 0The first meetup was a simple social meetup on June 21, use the intercom to call the library2012. A staff member The idea is that other meetups will answer and come down in the designated elevator to greet and accompany you back up have presentations/talks to the library entrancebe had either before or during.
===Register===Registration is free through Eventbrite.August 14, 2012 - [httpshttp://wwwcynng.eventbritewordpress.cacom/e2012/08/15/code4lib-northcool-2017tool-tickets-32060150774 Click here to register!day/ Cool Tool Day]
We will be observing the Code4Lib December 13, 2012 - [httpshttp://githubwp.comme/code4lib/antiharassmentpHQ83-policy/blob/master/code_of_conduct.md Code of Conductrb Talk Notes].
===Twitter===*Hashtag: [http:April 19, 2013 - session to encourage collaborative talks/presentations/twitter.com/search?f=realtime&q=%23c4ln17 #c4ln17]hackfest ideas
===Schedule===
{| border="1" cellspacing="0" cellpaddingCode4lib North Meetups in Ottawa ="2" stye="text-align:center;"|-! ! Thursday May 11! Friday May 12|-| 09:00-9:30| Doors open, coffee & mingle| Doors open, coffee & mingle|-| 09:30-12:00| [https://www.kaitlinnewson.com/page/c4ln17/#/ Static website generators] (Kaitlin N.) 30
'''Purpose:''' To connect with other code4libbers in the area and start building a code4lib community in Ottawa, Ontario
Raspberry Pi adventures (Cameron Mcode4lib Ottawa meetups are now organized using Meetup.com. [http://www.meetup.com/Code4lib-Ottawa/ Sign up] to be informed of upcoming meetings.) 30
===Next Meetup===
''Morning break coffee & snacks 'Date:' '' Thursday April 9th, 2015
Keep an eye on the [http://www.meetup.com/Code4lib-Ottawa/ Meetup] page for further details.
Don't take "no" for an answer: JavaScript and API calls to overcome OPAC limitations (Thomas G.) 15 ===Past Meetups===
The inaugural code4lib Ottawa meetup occurred on March 28, 2012 and was a simple meet-and-greet at a local pub. Since then, we try to combine this social event with some short interesting talks. Here is what we have learned about in recent meetups:
Aba: A Laravel-based webapp for collecting reference statistics (Mohamed B.) 15
| Day 1 hackfest recaps 20'''Tuesday October 7th, 2014'''
Speakers:
[https://jbfink.github.io/c4ln2017/#0 Potential roles for the library * Mark Baker - Principal Architect at Zepheira provided a brief overview of some of Zepheira’s BibFrame tools in communications infrastructure breakdown] (John Fdevelopment.) 30
* Jennifer Whitney - Systems Librarian at MacOdrum Library presented OpenRefine (formerly Google Refine) – a neat and powerful tool for cleaning up messy data.
[https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/14LZmpz4vWP7E9lvgQH6cXbValZkYIfqDXJ9nrLXh678/edit?usp=sharing I didn't become a worse * Sarah Simpkin, GIS and Geography Librarian when I became & Catherine McGoveran, Government Information Librarian (both from UOttawa Library) - presented on a Grad Student: A Bizzaro rendition of my WILU talk] (Tim Rrecent UOttawa sponsored Open Data Hackfest as well as to introduce you to Open Data Ottawa.) 20
'''Location:''' MacOdrum Library, Carleton University, 1125 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, ON, Ottawa, ON ([https://www.google.ca/maps/place/1125+Colonel+By+Dr,+Carleton+University,+Ottawa,+ON+K1S+5R1/@45.3835317,-75.6975174,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x4cce067662eae8cf:0x9cd8d41fd34473d1 map])
''Morning break coffee & snacks''
'''April 30, 2013 - Meet, and share your favourite Library technology'''
[http://ruthcollings.ca/mermaid.html mermaid.js and other markup languages to generate flowcharts from text files] (Ruth C.) 5 '''June 13, 2012 - Lightning Talks'''{| border=1 Extracting cited references from a document (John) 10  [https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1wqH1OWtNvZa_Ppv5qTvJ5XMyF7_IY4RuYNrX38sxEPw/edit?usp=sharing Digitization with a geo twist] (Sarah S.) 15 ! Description of Talk
|-
| 12:00-13:30| LUNCH| LUNCH'''Devin Crawley''' from the Ottawa Public Library gave us a quick preview of the API to their BiblioCommons catalogue. The API will be publicly available this fall.
|-
| 13:30-14:00| '''William Wueppelmann''' talked about what's going on at Canadiana panel (Julienne P., Sascha A., Russell M.), 30 [https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/10xZY_PUpi1w12eeXrV39joGc4ie7zHcS1jiSb02eH6s/edit?usp=sharing Slides from Julienne Pascoe] [https://docs.google.com/document/d/1TjYotVIZx2mJ8XoXPpoep6voOaTtkL_Yl8xiJM-BUsI/edit?usp=sharing Slides from Russell M.]| Lessons learned from taking peoples’ data org and smushing it together how they host and manage their huge digital collection and their efforts to achieve certification as a Trusted Digital Repository (Catie STDR).) 30
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| 14'''[[User:00-16:30Bethmaru| Hackfest and Group Discussions| Hackfest and Group Discussions|-| 17:30 - whenever| Social at Mary Beth Baker]]''' spoke about the [[http:North//www.houseoftarg.com/ House of TargPossible Collaborators Ottawa|local tech scene in Ottawa] 1077 Bank St] and got us to consider the potential for collaboration with other groups. (Meet in RT 248 at 5pm if you are interested in coordinating transport.)|
|}
 ====Talk Sign Up====Code4Lib North is a great opportunity to talk about anything you are working on or pondering about. It can be as short as a 5 min lightning talk to just throw out some ideas or up to a 30 min talk on whatever you like {| {| border="1" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="2" stye="text-align:center;"|'''Name''' || '''Topic''' || '''Time (5 Min April 24, 2012 - 30 min)Show and Tell Session''' {|| '''Way to contact&#42;'''border=1! Presenter! Description of Talk
|-
| Kaitlin Newson || Static website generators || 20 min || [httpshttp://twitter.com/kaitlinnewson @kaitlinnewsonmaxneuvians Max Neuvians]|| [http://social-biblio.ca/ Social-biblio.ca] : An approach to Twitter data visualization, archiving, and the larger narrative.
|-
|Catie Sahadath [http://twitter.com/scilib Richard Akerman] || Lessons learned from taking peoples’ data [http://twitter.com/scilib Richard Akerman] and smushing it together || 30 mins || catelynne[http://twitter.com/bethmaru Mary Beth Baker] are organizing a Reading Garden at the upcoming Canadian Library Association conference. They are seeking advice on how to provide wireless access.sahadath@uottawaAnyone with ideas is encouraged to get in touch with them.ca
|-
|Thomas Guignard || Don't take "no" for an answer: JavaScript and API calls to overcome OPAC limitations || 30 mins || [httpshttp://twitter.com/timtomch @timtomchwarlayton Warren Layton]|-|John Fink || Potential roles for the library in communications infrastructure breakdown || 15-20 mins || [https://twitter.com/adr @adr]|-|Tim Ribaric || I didn't become a worse Librarian when I became a Grad Student: A Bizzaro rendition quick demo of my WILU talk || 20 mins || [httpshttp://twitterwww.comjasongriffey.net/librarybox/elibtronic @elibtronicLibraryBox]|-|Ruth Collings || mermaid.js , a wireless filesharing device, which may have interesting applications in government and other markup languages to generate flowcharts from text files || 5 mins || [https://twitterlibraries where IT restrictions can limit network use.com/collingsruth @collingsruth]|- 
|}
 
&#42; Just so we can talk to you about getting slides or follow up questions. Feel free to [mailto:sarah.simpkin@uottawa.ca email me instead] if you don't want to enter anything here
 
====Hackfest & Group Discussion Ideas====
Depending on feedback we might spend some time running a HackFest/Group Discussions instead of just presentations. Add your ideas.
 
{| border="1" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="2" stye="text-align:center;"
|'''Name''' || '''Idea''' || '''Way to contact&#42;'''
|-
| Tim Ribaric || Not another [https://onion.io/ IOT] device, goofing around with ONION || [https://twitter.com/elibtronic @elibtronic]
|-
| Sarah Simpkin || DH and sustainability/scalability support group || [https://twitter.com/sarahsimpkin @sarahsimpkin]
|-
| Kaitlin Newson, Kim Pham || Creating our own static sites with Hugo || [https://twitter.com/kaitlinnewson @kaitlinnewson], [https://twitter.com/tolloid @tolloid]
|-
| Anthony Petryk || Repository usage statistics: strategies and solutions for filtering out the noise || anthony.petryk@uottawa.ca
|}
 
&#42; Just so we can talk to you about getting slides or follow up questions. Feel free to [mailto:sarah.simpkin@uottawa.ca email me instead] if you don't want to enter anything here.
 
===Accommodations===
 
====Accommodations on campus ====
We have a block of rooms reserved on campus between May 10th and May 13th. There are 10 single occupancy and 10 double occupancy rooms at a rate of 45$ a night, so buddying up is a pretty cheap option!
Booking is now open for on-campus accommodation in the Friel Residence until April 10th. Please visit https://www.accommodation.uottawa.ca/ and use the Promo Code CLN2017.
 
===Parking and Transit===
The University of Ottawa is located on the bus transitway (nearest station is Laurier). Buses accept Presto cards and cash ($3.40 per ride, $10.25 day pass).
 
From the airport: Bus 97 runs downtown every 15-20 mins.
 
From the Via Rail station: Buses 62 (direction: Terry Fox/Stittsville) and 61 (direction: Terry Fox/Stittsville) run at a high frequency.
 
Google Maps works well for transit directions.
 
===VIA Rail Discount Code===
VIA Rail Canada has stepped in as the major ground transportation company for this edition of Code4Lib North. The train is a smarter, greener travel option, and it has wifi!
Anyone who uses this Via Rail discount code will also be entered in a draw to receive a $250 voucher for future VIA Rail travel.
 
'''Discount Code:''' 13509
 
'''Valid:''' May 9 - 14, 2017
 
'''Territory:''' From all stations throughout the VIA system to Ottawa, Ontario and return.
 
'''Restrictions:''' Fare applies to a maximum of two passengers per booking. One complimentary stopover is allowed at no additional charge.For travel on all fare plans in Business class, the first stopover is allowed at no additional charge, provided that this stopover takes place in Toronto, Montréal or Ottawa only.
 
'''Discount:''' 10% off the best available fare in Economy, Economy Plus, Business, Business Plus, Sleeper class. "Subject to the conditions and restrictions of the fare plan to which the additional discount is being applied."
 
'''Exceptions:''' Discount does not apply in any Escape fares and Prestige Class.
 
===Chips and Pop===
 
====Lunch====
 
We'll have sign ups for group lunches close to campus. Recommended restaurants within walking distance:
 
Black Tomato [14 minutes] - Canadian cuisine - [http://www.theblacktomato.ca/#menu-section menu]
 
Brother’s Beer Bistro [10 minutes] - Gastropub - [http://www.brothersbeerbistro.ca/ menu]
 
La Bottega [12 minutes] - Italian deli – [http://www.labottega.ca/pages/eat-in-take-out menu]
 
Perfection Satisfaction Promise [3 minutes] - Vegetarian - [http://perfection-satisfaction-promise.ca/en/ menu]
 
Pure Kitchen [20 minutes] - Vegetarian - [http://www.purekitchenottawa.com/ menu]
 
Relish Food Truck [3 minutes] - Gourmet comfort food - [https://www.facebook.com/Relish-Food-Truck-337565589649304/ menu]
 
Rideau Centre [10 minutes] - Food court - [https://www.cfshops.com/rideau-centre/dining-entertainment.html menu]
 
====Night Time Get Together====
 
On Thursday May 11th, we'll be congregating at [http://www.houseoftarg.com/ House of Targ] on Bank Street for pinball and perogies. We'll be heading over from campus after the sessions.
 
===Contact===
 
Questions and/or concerns? Please contact:<br />
[mailto:sarah.simpkin@uottawa.ca Sarah Simpkin]<br />
 
===Sponsors===
 
Code4Lib North would like to thank the University of Ottawa Library for sponsoring our coffee breaks and providing the space for this meeting.
 
 
==Code4Lib North Past Events==
 
To see past Code4Lib North events, go to [https://wiki.code4lib.org/North/Past_Events the past events page].
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