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WORKSHOPS

Date: Wednesday, July 8, 2020
Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm

Notice:

Having trouble with finding the time and motivation to write? Shut Up and Write is a chance for academic writers within the UofT community to write productively in a communal setting.

The sessions will follow the Pomodoro technique where there will be a sequence of short sprints of writing with a few breaks in between.

Bring your work (laptop or paper) and we'll help you with your productivity!

WHO: Current U of T undergraduates, graduates, and doctoral students are all welcome

WHEN:  Wednesday July 8, 10:00AM-12:00PM

WHERE: via Zoom - webinar link and password will be emailed separately to registrants

HOW: Registration is required (click button below)

There is no cost for attending. Please sign in 10 mins early to ensure a smooth start to the session.

Questions? Email kieran[at]mcgarry@mail.utoronto.ca

The breakdown for the writing session is as follows:

9:45-10: Log in to Zoom

10:00:  Intros & writing goals for the session

10:05: start writing (30mins)

10:35: break!

10:40: resume writing (30mins)

11:10: break!

11:15: resume writing (30mins)

11:45: break & social

12:00: end

Date: Thursday, July 9, 2020
Time: 11:00am - 11:30am
Location: Online

Date: Thursdays, July 9, 16, 23 and 30, 2020
Time: 11:00 – 11:30 am
Location: The webinar link will be shared with you via email prior to each session’s start time.

Join an online storytime with U of T librarians, who will be reading from their favourite picture books.

Recommended for ages 3-8 years (but all are welcome!)

Registration required. Children of University of Toronto students, staff, faculty, and their partners are welcome to attend.

Register through Family Care Office at: https://familycare.utoronto.ca/events/workshops/#6358

Date: Wednesday, July 15, 2020
Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm

Notice:

Having trouble with finding the time and motivation to write? Shut Up and Write is a chance for academic writers within the UofT community to write productively in a communal setting.

The sessions will follow the Pomodoro technique where there will be a sequence of short sprints of writing with a few breaks in between.

Bring your work (laptop or paper) and we'll help you with your productivity!

WHO: Current U of T undergraduates, graduates, and doctoral students are all welcome

WHEN:  Wednesday July 15, 10:00AM-12:00PM

WHERE: via Zoom - webinar link and password will be emailed separately to registrants

HOW: Registration is required (click button below)

There is no cost for attending. Please sign in 10 mins early to ensure a smooth start to the session.

Questions? Email kieran[at]mcgarry@mail.utoronto.ca

The breakdown for the writing session is as follows:

9:45-10: Log in to Zoom

10:00:  Intros & writing goals for the session

10:05: start writing (30mins)

10:35: break!

10:40: resume writing (30mins)

11:10: break!

11:15: resume writing (30mins)

11:45: break & social

12:00: end

Date: Thursday, July 16, 2020
Time: 11:00am - 11:30am
Location: Online

Date: Thursdays, July 9, 16, 23 and 30, 2020
Time: 11:00 – 11:30 am
Location: The webinar link will be shared with you via email prior to each session’s start time.

Join an online storytime with U of T librarians, who will be reading from their favourite picture books.

Recommended for ages 3-8 years (but all are welcome!)

Registration required. Children of University of Toronto students, staff, faculty, and their partners are welcome to attend.

Register through Family Care Office at: https://familycare.utoronto.ca/events/workshops/#6358

Date: Friday, July 17, 2020
Time: 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: Online
Part 1: Structured Approach to Searching the Medical Literature for Knowledge Syntheses

Audience: University of Toronto graduate students and faculty engaged in health science research. UTORids will be required to participate. (if you are affiliated with UofT but do not know your UTORid, email: kaitlin.fuller[at]utoronto.ca). **Please register using an UofT email address eg. @utoronto.ca or @mail.utoronto.ca**

Date: Friday, July 17, 2020

Time: 2:30- 4:30 (+ pre-class work)

Location: Online (Quercus + Blackboard Collaborate)

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

This workshop follows a flipped-classroom model, which means there is pre-class work (30-40min) that is required to be completed before joining us online for class. This pre-class work will be available in Quercus.

Learning Objectives (pre-class work and online class):

    Identify the key differences between systematic reviews, scoping reviews, and literature reviews, as they relate to the search Incorporate tools and resources for proper reporting and management of their review Utilize strategies for turning a research question into a searchable question with inclusion/exclusion criteria Identify databases for their review and explain when to use them Practice using an objective, structured method for developing sensitive search strategies required for knowledge synthesis, utilizing controlled vocabulary, textwords and advanced techniques Apply a structured approach to searching in OVID Medline

Expectations of Participants:

    Join the Quercus site (link will be provided after registration in July) Complete the pre-class survey (in Quercus) Complete the pre-class work (in Quercus) Attend the live class ready to participate in discussions and activities (BB Collaborate) Complete the post-class evaluation (in Quercus)

Instructors: Kaitlin Fuller, MLIS; Mikaela Gray, MI; Glyneva Bradley-Ridout, MI

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