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The Engineering & Computer Science Library is located in the Sandford Fleming building on U of T's beautiful St. George campus. This channel will provide helpful information on conducting research and accessing resources at the library and beyond!

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Workshops

Date: Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Time: 1:10pm - 2:00pm
Location: Gerstein Library
Campus: St. George (Downtown) Campus

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, May 15 1:10pm - 2:00pm

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

Date: Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Time: 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Presenter: Dana Kuszelewski, Gerstein Science Information Centre
Location: Gerstein Library
Campus: St. George (Downtown) Campus

In this introductory hands-on workshop, you will gain an overview of Endnote X8, a desktop citation management tool that allows you to download and store your references from the wealth of the library’s resources, and “automatically” insert them into your paper. 

EndNote Level 1: Introduction for Beginners

Date: Wednesday, May 16, 2018 from 1:00-2:30 p.m.

Location: Gerstein Science Information Centre, Instruction Lab, 2nd Floor

Presenter: Dana Kuszelewski, Reference Specialist, Gerstein Science Information Centre

Who can register?: Open to all current U of T students, faculty, or staff.


What's Covered:

  • Import references from health science databases (e.g. Medline, PubMed), websites, and Google Scholar
  • Create a bibliography in APA, MLA, Vancouver, or other citation styles
  • Create in-text citations in Microsoft Word using Cite While You Write
  • Organize and share your references

What’s required – technical specifications:

This session will be demonstrated on lab computers with EndNote X8 Desktop installed on it already.

All demonstrations will be performed on a PC, using the Firefox browser.  To download Firefox: https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox

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Date: Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Presenter: Laure Perrier
Location: Dentistry Library
Campus: St. George (Downtown) Campus

Do you wish you spent less time managing your research data, and more time on your research? This short workshop provides basic strategies for managing research data efficiently. Topics include: organizing and naming files, strategies for data storage, data security and backups, documentation, and file formats for long-term access. NOTE: This workshop takes place at the Dentistry Library, 124 Edward Street, Room 266C.

Date: Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Time: 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Presenter: Leanne Trimble
Location: Dentistry Library
Campus: St. George (Downtown) Campus

This workshop provides an introduction to using SPSS to perform common data management and basic statistical analysis tasks. Participants will work through hands-on exercises in SPSS, and will learn to import spreadsheets, manage and edit data, create charts and other visualizations, and run descriptive statistical tests. Note: this workshop will not cover advanced statistical concepts, but participants will be provided with suggested resources for additional skills development. NOTE: This workshop takes place at the Dentistry Library, 124 Edward Street, Room 266C.

Date: Thursday, May 24, 2018
Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Presenter: Madeline Gerbig
Location: Dentistry Library
Campus: St. George (Downtown) Campus

This workshop provides an introduction to searching PubMed for information in the health sciences. Through hands-on activities, participants will learn how to perform basic keyword searches, use MeSH terms, build advanced searches, filter and save their search, and retrieve full-text versions of articles. NOTE this workshop will be held at the Dentistry Library, 124 Edward Street, Room 266C.