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The Living Book of Digital Skills

The Living Book of Digital Skills (You never knew you needed until now) is a living, open source online guide to 'modern not-quite-technical computer skills' for researchers and the broader academic community.

A collaboration between Australia's Academic Research Network (AARNet) and the...

Keywords: digital skills, digital dexterity, community, open source

Resource type: guide

The Living Book of Digital Skills https://dresa.org.au/materials/the-living-book-of-digital-skills *The Living Book of Digital Skills (You never knew you needed until now)* is a living, open source online guide to 'modern not-quite-technical computer skills' for researchers and the broader academic community. A collaboration between Australia's Academic Research Network (AARNet) and the Council of Australian Librarians (CAUL), this book is the creation of the CAUL Digital Dexterity Champions and their communities. **Contributing to the Digital Skills GitBook** The Digital Skills GitBook is an open source project and like many projects on GitHub we welcome your contributions. If you have knowledge or expertise on one of our [requested topics](https://aarnet.gitbook.io/digital-skills-gitbook-1/requested-articles), we would love you to write an article for the book. Please let us know what you'd like to write about via our [contributor form](https://github.com/AARNet/Digital-Skills-GitBook/issues/new?assignees=sarasrking&labels=contributors&template=contributor-form.yml&title=Contributor+form%3A+). There are other ways to contribute too. For example, you might: * have a great idea for a new topic to be included in one of our chapters (make a new page) * notice some information that’s out-of-date or that could be explained better (edit a page) * come across something in the GitBook that’s not working as it should be (submit an issue) Sara King - sara.king@aarnet.edu.au Sara King Miah de Francesch Emma Chapman Katie Mills Ruth Cameron digital skills, digital dexterity, community, open source ugrad masters mbr phd ecr researcher support
HPC file systems and what users need to consider for appropriate and efficient usage

Three videos on miscellaneous aspects of HPC usage - useful reference for new users of HPC systems.

1 – General overview of different file systems that might be available on HPC. The video goes through shared file systems such as /home and /scratch, local compute node file systems (local...

Keywords: HPC, high performance computer, File systems

Resource type: video, presentation

HPC file systems and what users need to consider for appropriate and efficient usage https://dresa.org.au/materials/hpc-file-systems-and-what-users-need-to-consider-for-appropriate-and-efficient-usage Three videos on miscellaneous aspects of HPC usage - useful reference for new users of HPC systems. 1 – General overview of different file systems that might be available on HPC. The video goes through shared file systems such as /home and /scratch, local compute node file systems (local scratch or $TMPDIR) and storage file system. It outlines what users need to consider if they wish to use any of these in their workflows. 2 – Overview of the different directories that might be present on HPC. These could include /home, /scratch, /opt, /lib and lib64, /sw and others. 3 – Overview of the Message-of-the-day file and the message that is displayed to users every time they log in. This displays info about general help and often current problems or upcoming outages. QCIF Training (training@qcif.edu.au) HPC, high performance computer, File systems
Basic Linux/Unix commands

A series of eight videos (each between 5 and 10 minutes long) following the content of the Software Carpentry workshop "The Unix Shell".

Sessions 1, 2 and 3 provide instructions on the minimal level of Linux/Unix commands recommended for new...

Keywords: HPC, high performance computer, Unix, Linux, Software Carpentry

Resource type: video, guide

Basic Linux/Unix commands https://dresa.org.au/materials/basic-linux-unix-commands A series of eight videos (each between 5 and 10 minutes long) following the content of the Software Carpentry workshop ["The Unix Shell"](https://swcarpentry.github.io/shell-novice/). Sessions 1, 2 and 3 provide instructions on the minimal level of Linux/Unix commands recommended for new users of HPC. 1 – An overview of how to find out where a user is in the filesystem, list the files there, and how to get help on Unix commands 2 – How to move around the file system and change into other directories 3 – Explains the difference between an absolute and relative path 4 – Overview of how to create new directories, and to create and edit new files with nano 5 – How to use the vi editor to edit files 6 – Overview of file viewers available 7 – How to copy and move files and directories 8 – How to remove files and directories Further details and exercises with solutions can be found on the Software Carpentry "The Unix Shell" page (https://swcarpentry.github.io/shell-novice/) QCIF Training (training@qcif.edu.au) HPC, high performance computer, Unix, Linux, Software Carpentry
Transferring files and data

A short video outlining the basics on how to use FileZilla to establish a secure file transfer protocol (sftp) connection to HPC to use a drag and drop interface to transfer files between the HPC and a desktop computer.

Keywords: sftp, file transfer, HPC, high performance computer

Resource type: video, guide

Transferring files and data https://dresa.org.au/materials/transferring-files-and-data A short video outlining the basics on how to use FileZilla to establish a secure file transfer protocol (sftp) connection to HPC to use a drag and drop interface to transfer files between the HPC and a desktop computer. QCIF Training (training@qcif.edu.au) sftp, file transfer, HPC, high performance computer
Connecting to HPC

A series of three short videos introducing how to use PuTTY to connect from a Windows PC to a secure HPC (high performance computing) cluster.

1 - The very basics on how to establish a connection to HPC.
2 - How to add more specific options for the connection to HPC.
3 - How to save the...

Keywords: HPC, high performance computer, ssh

Resource type: video, guide

Connecting to HPC https://dresa.org.au/materials/connecting-to-hpc A series of three short videos introducing how to use PuTTY to connect from a Windows PC to a secure HPC (high performance computing) cluster. 1 - The very basics on how to establish a connection to HPC. 2 - How to add more specific options for the connection to HPC. 3 - How to save the details and options for a connection for future use. QCIF Training (training@qcif.edu.au) HPC, high performance computer, ssh
Research Data Management (RDM) Online Orientation Module (Macquarie University)

This is a self-paced, guided orientation to the essential elements of Research Data Management. It is available for others to use and modify.
The course introduces the following topics: data policies, data sensitivity, data management planning, storage and security, organisation and metadata,...

Keywords: research data, data management, FAIR data, training

Resource type: quiz, activity, other

Research Data Management (RDM) Online Orientation Module (Macquarie University) https://dresa.org.au/materials/macquarie-university-research-data-management-rdm-online This is a self-paced, guided orientation to the essential elements of Research Data Management. It is available for others to use and modify. The course introduces the following topics: data policies, data sensitivity, data management planning, storage and security, organisation and metadata, benefits of data sharing, licensing, repositories, and best practice including the FAIR principles. Embedded activities and examples help extend learner experience and awareness. The course was designed to assist research students and early career researchers in complying with policies and legislative requirements, understand safe data practices, raise awareness of the benefits of data curation and data sharing (efficiency and impact) and equip them with the required knowledge to plan their data management early in their projects. This course is divided into four sections 1. Crawl - What is Research Data and why care for it? Policy and legislative requirements. The Research Data Life-cycle. Data Management Planning (~30 mins) 2. Walk - Data sensitivity, identifiability, storage, and security (~60 mins) 3. Run - Record keeping, data retention, file naming, folder structures, version control, metadata, data sharing, open data, licences, data repositories, data citation, and ethics (~75 mins) 4. Jump - Best practice FAIR data principles (~45 mins) 5. Fight - Review - a quiz designed to review and reinforce knowledge (~15 mins) https://rise.articulate.com/share/-AWqSPaEI_jTbHwzQHdmQ43R50edrCl0 * *Password: "FAIR" *Password: "FAIR" Any queries or suggestions for course improvement can be directed to the Macquarie University Research Integrity Team: Dr Paul Sou (paul.sou@mq.edu.au) or Dr Shannon Smith (shannon.smith@mq.edu.au). Scorm files can be made available upon request. research data, data management, FAIR data, training