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The Engineering & Computer Science Library is now offering drop-in reference, research, and general library support via our virtual help desk.

With physical distancing continuing into the summer and now that the semester is almost over (you're almost there!), you might be looking for a new project. Why not try putting together a video game development team?

As lectures and meetings have moved online, there have been many concerns about security and privacy. Learn how you can protect yourself and “hack the hacker” by reading the e-books below:

Even though our doors aren’t open and you can’t access our normal unstudy space materials taking short study breaks is still important to help you sharpen your focus.

Library Help

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: Thursday, August 13, 2020
Time: 11:00am - 11:30am
Location: Online

Date: Thursdays, August 6, 13, and 20, 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: Tuesday, August 18, 2020
Time: 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: Online

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: Tuesday August 18, 1:30-3:30PM

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.mcgarry[at]mail.utoronto.ca

The breakdown for the writing session is as follows:

1:15-1:30: Log in to Zoom

1:30:  Intros & writing goals for the session

1:35: start writing (30mins)

2:05: break!

2:10: resume writing (30mins)

2:40: break!

2:45: resume writing (30mins)

3:15: break & social

3:30: end

Date: Wednesday, August 19, 2020
Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm
Location: Online

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 August 19, 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.mcgarry[at]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, August 20, 2020
Time: 11:00am - 11:30am
Location: Online

Date: Thursdays, August 6, 13, and 20, 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: Tuesday, August 25, 2020
Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: Online

As part of the graduation process, you will be submitting an electronic copy of your thesis or dissertation that will become publicly available online upon your convocation.

This 2- part workshop is offered jointly by the School of Graduate Studies and Library staff.

In Part 1: Formatting and Submission we will cover:

    Thesis submission requirements, process, fees and deadlines for SGS* Requesting an embargo for your thesis Convocation and what happens next Using a thesis template Tips and tricks for thesis formatting in MS Word

This workshop will be most beneficial for those who are in the process of writing their theses or getting close to submission. 

*The workshop is based on the School of Graduate Studies requirements that would not apply to students from the Toronto School of Theology or students writing non-thesis projects.

When: Tuesday, August 25, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Where: Online workshop (connection details will be sent to all registered participants)

GPS Credit: 0.33 (Research-Related Skills)

To register for Part 2: Copyright and Publishing on Friday August 28 see https://libcal.library.utoronto.ca/calendar/libraryworkshops/thesispart2

With any questions please contact Mariya Maistrovskaya, Digital Publishing Librarian at mariya.maistrovskaya@utoronto.ca