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Date: Thursday, January 17, 2019
Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm
Location: Map & Data Library

Participants in this workshop will learn the basics manipulating, visualizing and analyzing geospatial datasets in open source desktop GIS software, QGIS.  Topics covered will include:  A tour of QGIS; Loading and Manipulating; shapefiles and other datasets; Symbology; Cartography; Joins; Querying and Geocoding. 

Date: Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Time: 5:15pm - 6:45pm
Presenter: Career & Co-Curricular Learning Network (CLNX)
Location: Robarts Library

Date: Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Time: 5:15 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.

Location: Blackburn Room - 4th Floor, Robarts Library, 130 St. George Street, Toronto, ON

Organizer: Career & Co-Curricular Learning Network (CLNX)

This workshop will introduce students to the concept of resiliency, and will discuss the ways that students can bolster their resiliency both generally and with respect to their academic work. We will also explore strategies, tools and resources that students can introduce into their lives that can help them to find ways of dealing with stress both in and outside of school. 

Click here to register for this workshop (student login is required).

Date: Monday, January 21, 2019
Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: E.J. Pratt Library

Research and Writing Seminars: Develop Your Scholarly Voice. Each session in this suite of four interactive seminars integrates the learning of academic research and writing skills and is taught by a librarian in collaboration with a writing instructor. The goal of each seminar is to help you develop your own voice as an emerging scholar by enabling you to identify, situate and substantiate your arguments in the context of the scholarly discussion taking place in your discipline. The seminars are designed for humanities and social sciences undergraduate students. Graduate students might wish to consider the research-related skills offerings in the Graduate Professional Skills Program.

Take any three (3) of the four (4) seminars to earn credit on your Co-Curricular Record.

Critical Reading

Learn how to develop critical reading skills and how to incorporate them into the process of research and critical writing. This session concentrates on the skills of analysis and synthesis as they pertain to library research and academic writing. Through short lectures, interactive class discussion and hands-on exercises, you will learn to:

    Describe the scholarly communication process, including the peer review process Conduct university-level library research and understand the basics of the argumentative essay Identify different types of sources and understand their role in your research process Read strategically to select the best sources and recognize their most important part(s). Employ criteria to evaluate sources for scope, authority and bias

Key terms for this session: Peer review, 3-D Reading, Bloom’s Taxonomy, primary & secondary sources.

Location: E.J. Pratt Library, E-Classroom (room 306) Directions

Other seminars in this series include:

    Writing to Cite Annotated Bibliographies Literature Reviews
Date: Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: Robarts Library

Learn how to safely operate the LulzBot TAZ 6 3D printers. You must complete this safety training session before you can use our 3D printers. You must also pass our 3D printing knowledge test.

 

Date: Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Time: 2:10pm - 3:00pm
Location: Gerstein Library

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: Tuesday, January 22 2:10pm - 3:00pm

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

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