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Date: Friday, January 20, 2017
Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Gerstein Library
Campus: St. George (Downtown) Campus

Orientation to campus resources for students with startups or interested in startups, including startups and ventures, accelerators, courses and programs, library resources, commercialization, funding opportunities, and Toronto community resources.

You will leave with:

  • knowledge of how the university supports student and faculty startups through space, training, and mentorship
  • an understanding of campus accelerators, pitch competitions, and funding opportunities
  • further library workshops available on the topic of entrepreneurship research
  • a guide of where to go to find more information at U of T and around Toronto

When: January 20, 2017, 12-1 p.m.
Location: MADLab, 1 Below, Gerstein Science Information Centre
Instructor: Carey Toane, Entrepreneurship Librarian carey.toane@utoronto.ca

Date: Monday, February 13, 2017
Time: 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Location: Robarts Library
Campus: St. George (Downtown) Campus

Date: Monday, February 13, 2017, 1:00 -3:30pm

Location: Robarts Library, 4th floor electronic classroom

Description: Graduate students require so much digital information during their research process that it can be difficult to remain organized. This workshop will introduce students to tools that will help increase their personal productivity during the research process.
Students will look at citation management software programs that help save, organize, and share references and files, as well as create bibliographies and interface with word processing programs.

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

Facilitators: Judith Logan, Reference Librarian, Robarts Library and Heather Buchansky, Student Engagement Librarian


Date: Wednesday, February 8, 2017
Time: 12:10pm - 1:30pm
Location: Robarts Library
Campus: St. George (Downtown) Campus

Essential Research Skills workshop series

Set yourself up for academic success by learning essential research skills that can help you save time, get better grades, deepen your engagement with your subject, and boost your confidence. Participants learn how to develop successful research questions; how to effectively search for quality resources; how to choose and critically evaluate the best sources; and how to use information responsibly. These are also skills that employers look for in potential employees

Take these workshops individually or take all four for credit in the Co-Curricular Record. Each workshop will be offered several times over the year - check back for more dates.


Essential Research Skills: Citing and Organizing Your Sources

Location: Robarts LIbrary. e-classroom, 4th floor, room 4033. Directions

Description: Did you know that most cases of plagiarism at U of T are unintentional? You may want to use information responsibly, but be unsure how to go about it.Through lecture, discussion and hands-on exercises, this workshop will help you:

  • Articulate the importance of giving proper credit
  • Identify examples and causes of plagiarism
  • Recognize the common parts of a citation
  • Discover software and apps that can help you get your sources organized and create bibliographies


Questions? Please contact Eveline Houtman.

Other workshops in the series:

  • Getting Started
  • Finding Scholarly Sources
  • Choosing the Best Sources for Your Topic