Chapter 6. Learning to Code

Andromeda Yelton


Chapter 6 of Library Technology Reports (vol. 51, no. 3), “Coding for Librarians,” identifies the themes in the advice on how to learn coding. The first and most important step is to find a specific project. The chapter recommends several resources and ideas for libraries to support library staff’s learning.

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Kate Ray, “Don’t Believe Anyone Who Tells You Learning to Code Is Easy,” TechCrunch, May 24, 2014,

Cecily Carver, “Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me When I Was Learning How to Code: And What I’ve Learned from Teaching Others,” Medium, November 22, 2013,


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