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Workshops

Date: Tuesday, January 19, 2021
Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: Online
Campus: UTM

Does your research require you to build an archive of data from public websites? In this workshop attendees will learn how to automatically download webpages with the wget program in your command line interface without going through the tedious process of manually downloading webpages. Attendees will also be guided through the process of cleaning up data once it’s downloaded. (This session is part of the UTM Library 501 program, but all UofT affiliated persons are welcome to attend).

Date: Wednesday, January 20, 2021
Time: 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Location: Online
Campus: St. George (Downtown) Campus

In a series of three workshops, learn to navigate the complex world of government information which provides official, authoritative, primary sources for almost every topic. 

Parliamentary and legislative materials:

Want to uncover the documentary paper trail of legislative decision making and policy formation? This session will introduce search strategies and resources for finding a breadth of primary sources such as debates, drafts of bills, stakeholder input via committee transcripts and testimony, laws and regulations. 

Open to University of Toronto students, faculty, and staff.
More information on other events in the series: https://go.utlib.ca/govinfo

 

Date: Wednesday, January 20, 2021
Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: Online
Campus: UTM

The Unix shell is a powerful tool that allows people to do complex things with just a few keystrokes.  You can combine existing programs in different ways and automate repetitive tasks so you don’t need to type things over and over again.  This workshop will go over the basics of the Unix shell, starting with working with files and directories, using pipes and filters, and a little bit of shell scripting. (This session is part of the UTM Library 501 program, but all UofT affiliated persons are welcome to attend).

Date: Tuesday, January 19, 2021
Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Presenter: Alex Jung, Open Technology Specialist, Robarts Library, U of T Libraries
Location: Online
Campus: UTSC

This session will occur online and is facilitated by the University of Toronto Scarborough Campus. It is part of the library's Part of ongoing Black History Month Wikipedia-Edit-A-Thon.

Facilitators:

    Alex Jung, Open Technology Specialist, Robarts Library, U of T Libraries 

We're gearing up for a whole month of editing Wikipedia in honour of Black History Month. Please join us for one of our "facilitator prep" sessions if you are interested in helping edit Wikipedia, or helping others to edit Wikipedia. In this session, Alex Jung, Open Technology Specialist will provide training for those interested in editing Wikipedia, with a focus on those interested in participating or helping with our February Black History Month Wikipedia-Edit-a-Thon!

What we’ll cover:

- Overview and technicalities - making an account - anatomy of a Wikipedia article - navigating Wikipedia (categories, sidebars, Wikiprojects) - common types of edits and how to do them: linking, citing, adding categories/templates.

Learn more about the Black History Month Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon: https://utsc.library.utoronto.ca/join-black-history-wikipedia-edit-thon

Date: Tuesday, January 19, 2021
Time: 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Presenter: Alex Jung, Open Technology Specialist, Robarts Library, U of T Libraries
Location: Online
Campus: UTSC

This session will occur online and is facilitated by the University of Toronto Scarborough Campus. It is part of the library's Part of ongoing Black History Month Wikipedia-Edit-A-Thon.

Facilitators:

    Alex Jung, Open Technology Specialist, Robarts Library, U of T Libraries 

We're gearing up for a whole month of editing Wikipedia in honour of Black History Month. Please join us for one of our "facilitator prep" sessions if you are interested in helping edit Wikipedia, or helping others to edit Wikipedia. In this session, Alex Jung, Open Technology Specialist will provide training for those interested in editing Wikipedia, with a focus on those interested in participating or helping with our February Black History Month Wikipedia-Edit-a-Thon!

What we’ll cover:

- Overview and technicalities - making an account - anatomy of a Wikipedia article - navigating Wikipedia (categories, sidebars, Wikiprojects) - common types of edits and how to do them: linking, citing, adding categories/templates.

Learn more about the Black History Month Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon: https://utsc.library.utoronto.ca/join-black-history-wikipedia-edit-thon