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Date: Monday, March 6, 2017
Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm
Location: Robarts Library
Campus: St. George (Downtown) Campus

Audience: Graduate students and faculty engaged in humanities and social sciences research

Date: Monday, March 6, 2017

Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm

Location: Robarts Library, 4th floor electronic classroom

Find the journal articles that you need in this hands-on workshop. Bring a research topic, and we will guide you through the steps of: 

  • Finding the right journal databases for your needs.
  • Judging when to use a specialized index and when to use a comprehensive database like ProQuest or Summon.
  • Searching the indexes like an expert, using keywords and subject terms to find the best articles in less time.

Librarians will be on hand to answer individual questions.

Note:
 this course may be taken as part of the Graduate Professional Skills Program.

If you have any question, please contact Heather Buchansky or Nich Worby

Date: Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Time: 2:10pm - 4:00pm
Location: Robarts Library
Campus: St. George (Downtown) Campus

Part 3: EndNote Level II: Advanced Techniques for Knowledge Syntheses

Audience: Graduate students and faculty engaged in health science research

Date: Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Time: 2:10pm - 4:00pm

Location: Robarts Library, 4th floor electronic classroom

Note: this course may be taken as part of the Graduate Professional Skills Program.

Now that you've learned how to create and execute your search strategy for your review, it’s time to export and manage your citations. Reference management software programs, such as Endnote, can help you prepare your citations for the screening process. 

In this 2-hour hands on workshop, students will: 
  • Practice using advanced techniques to manage their references in Endnote X8 Desktop
  • Utilize best practices for batch exporting, deduplicating, and creating groups
  • Prepare for publication by inserting figures, using manuscript templates, customizing a citation style, and creating journal abbreviation term lists

NOTES: 

  • if they prefer, students are encouraged to bring their own laptops with Endnote X8 desktop pre-installed
  • this is an advanced, focused workshop. Students should have a working knowledge of Endnote X8 basic features. 
Date: Friday, March 17, 2017
Time: 11:10am - 12:00pm
Location: Gerstein Library
Campus: St. George (Downtown) Campus

Learn how to safely operate the Makerbot Replicator 2 3D printers. You must complete this safety training session before you can use our 3D printers.

3D Printing Safety Training

Date: Friday, March 17 11:10am - 12:00pm

Location: MADLab, Gerstein Science Information Centre, 1 Below, room B112

Presenters: Erica Lenton, Gerstein Librarian & Mike Spears, MADLab Manager

What's Covered: 

- overview of 3D Printing @ Gerstein + MADLab policies & guidelines for use

- instructions for safe & effective use of the 3D printers

- how to prepare a 3D design file for printing 

- basic design principles

Questions?

Send your questions to gerstein.3Dprinting@utoronto.ca or visit our website at: http://guides.library.utoronto.ca/3dprinting