Key science & health science databases 

Using the library


Date: Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm
Location: Map & Data Library

In this workshop, attendees will learn the basics of web mapping and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in an online enviornment. Topics covered include loading, manipulating, and visualizing geospatial datasets online using Esri’s ArcGIS Online software.  Basic web-mapping and app-development skills will also be introduced.

Date: Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm
Location: Map & Data Library

In this hands-on workshop, students will learn how to read, explore, manipulate and combine data in Stata as well as run some common statistical analyses. It is suitable for new Stata users and Stata users looking to develop their familiarity with common Stata syntax.

Date: Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Time: 12:10pm - 1:00pm
Location: Robarts Library

Would you like to use PubMed more efficiently?  

In this workshop, you’ll learn how to combine terms, use filters, and customize your myNCBI account. This workshop is called LifeHacks for PubMed because it will focus on strategies to save you time.

LifeHacks For PubMed Workshop

Date: Tuesday, October 24 12 - 1 pm

Location: 4th Floor Electronic Classroom, Robarts Library, 130 St George St, Toronto

Presenters: Kaitlin Fuller, Gerstein Librarian 

What's Covered: 

  • How to use the search details box to edit a search
  • How to use truncation
  • How to use filters (including clinical queries)
  • How to combine terms using Boolean operators 
  • Customization options available through my NCBI


Send your questions to kaitlin.fuller@utoronto.ca

Date: Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Time: 4:30pm - 5:30pm
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, October 24 4:30pm - 5:30pm

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


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

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