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Date: Wednesday, May 27, 2020
Time: 11:00am - 1:00pm

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 May 27, 11:00AM-1:00PM

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.

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

The breakdown for the writing session is as follows:

11:00:  Log in to Zoom, intros & writing goals for the session

11:05: start writing (30mins)

11:35: break!

11:40: resume writing (30mins)

12:10: break!

12:15: resume writing (30mins)

12:45: break & social

1:00: end

Date: Thursday, May 28, 2020
Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Zotero is a free open-source tool to help you collect, organize, cite, and share research. Not only can Zotero simplify your citations, it can also help you organize your reading notes. Join this 1-hour workshop to see how Zotero can help support your research and coursework. 

This session is an introduction to Zotero and is open to all experience levels. We will adjust the content of the workshop based on the size and experience of the group. In general, by the end of the session, you will be able to:

    Save full-text references in Zotero from many different sources (e.g. in Zotero, Firefox or Chrome) Generate citations and bibliographies using Zotero, Google, or MS Word Organize and sync your Zotero library Use group libraries to share your research and collaborate with colleagues

Note: This workshop will use Bb Collaborate. You will receive a link a few days before the workshop. 

About the Facilitator: Peter Farrell is a Graduate Student Library Assistant at the Engineering & Computer Science Library. He studies at the Faculty of Information and holds an undergraduate degree in Civil Engineering. He uses Zotero to organize and take notes on all course readings.

Date: Thursday, May 28, 2020
Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Are you looking for a more efficient tool to generate your citations and bibliographies? Mendeley is a free citation management program that can help you organize your research, discover the latest findings in your field, and collaborate with others. In this webinar, you will learn how to use Mendeley through a step-by-step walkthrough of the application and helpful practice exercises.

You will need to sign up for a free Mendeley account and download Mendeley Desktop if you would like to participate in the exercise portions of the webinar. More details will be emailed to you once you have signed for the workshop.

Date: Wednesday, June 3, 2020
Time: 9:00am - 10:00am

If a picture is worth a thousand words, imagine how visualizing your data could enrich your research experience, creating yet another perspective from which to view your data.

Participants will learn:

    How to explore our query, chart and modeling capabilities so you can discover visuals created from queries Create models to visualize your study or explore project items Generate charts involving nodes, sources, or attributes Utilize cluster analysis to explore word and coding similarities

NVivo Webinar Registration: https://go.nvivobyqsr.com/visualize_data_eu

Date: Wednesday, June 3, 2020
Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm

If a picture is worth a thousand words, imagine how visualizing your data could enrich your research experience, creating yet another perspective from which to view your data.

Participants will learn:

    How to explore our query, chart and modeling capabilities so you can discover visuals created from queries, Create models to visualize your study or explore project items, Generate charts involving nodes, sources, or attributes Utilize cluster analysis to explore word and coding similarities.

NVivo Webinar Registration: https://go.nvivobyqsr.com/visualize_data

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Gulf Stream chronicles : a naturalist explores life in an ocean river /
Food at sea : shipboard cuisine from ancient to modern times /
An ocean of inspiration : the John Olguin story /
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Other minds : the octopus, the sea, and the deep origins of consciousness /
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Marine protected areas : a multidisciplinary approach /
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