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Sandford Fleming Building
10 King's College Road, Room 2402
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  • Mon - Thur  8:30am - 10:30pm
  • Fri  8:30am - 6pm
  • Sat  9am - 5pm
  • Sun  1pm - 6pm

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Some University of Toronto users have received a message purportedly from the Library, indicating that the user's borrowing privileges are about to expire. This message was a phishing scam sent from a fake account.

Join us at the Engineering & Computer Science Library for our first ever Wellness & Success Fair (Wednesday, February 26th from 12-1pm).

Amanda Khan (Institute of Biomaterials & Biomedical Engineering and Medicine), Rahul Arora (Department of Computer Science) and Alina Bykova (Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy) recently received U of T Libraries Graduate Student Exhi

Here’s a tip from the Engineering Learning Strategist! "Rather than just doing a past exam/midterm the night before your test, instead treat it like a pre-test, and do it before learning the content.

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Workshops

Date: Thursday, February 20, 2020
Time: 9:00am - 4:30pm
Location: Robarts Library
Campus: St. George (Downtown) Campus

Software Carpentry aims to help researchers get their work done in less time and with less pain by teaching them basic research computing skills. This hands-on workshop will cover basic concepts and tools, including program design, version control, data management, and task automation. Participants will be encouraged to help one another and to apply what they have learned to their own research problems.

This two-day workshop will include lessons in and Programming in Python, the Unix Shell, and Plotting Version Control with Git, with instructors and helpers who are U of T staff and graduate students.

More information and registration available at https://uoftcarpentries.github.io/2020-02-20-utsg/

Date: Thursday, February 20, 2020
Time: 10:30am - 12:30pm
Location: Gerstein Library
Campus: St. George (Downtown) Campus

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 drop-in 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:  Thursdays, 10:30AM-12:30PM (weekly from Jan 23-May 28, 2020)

WHERE: Alice Moulton Room (2nd flr), Gerstein Science Information Centre

There is no registration required and no cost for attending. Snacks & coffee will also be provided.

The breakdown for the writing session is as follows:

10:30: come in, get treats, set up writing station, intros & writing goals for the session

10:35: start writing (30mins)

11:05: break!

11:10: resume writing (30mins)

11:40: break!

11:45: resume writing (30mins)

12:15: break & social

12:30: end

Date: Thursday, February 20, 2020
Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Presenter: Nich Worby and Kelly Schultz
Location: Map & Data Library
Campus: St. George (Downtown) Campus

Through a combination of lecture and activities, and building upon part 1, this 2-hour workshop will introduce key network analysis metrics, their basic applications, and how to calculate them using Gephi.

After taking this workshop, participants will be able to:

    Identify key network analysis metrics and their uses Calculate network statistics in Gephi Apply basic network metrics to a real world dataset Use Gephi to create dynamic graphs that change over time
     
Date: Friday, February 21, 2020
Time: 9:00am - 4:30pm
Location: Robarts Library
Campus: St. George (Downtown) Campus

Software Carpentry aims to help researchers get their work done in less time and with less pain by teaching them basic research computing skills. This hands-on workshop will cover basic concepts and tools, including program design, version control, data management, and task automation. Participants will be encouraged to help one another and to apply what they have learned to their own research problems.

This two-day workshop will include lessons in and Programming in Python, the Unix Shell, and Plotting Version Control with Git, with instructors and helpers who are U of T staff and graduate students.

More information and registration available at https://uoftcarpentries.github.io/2020-02-20-utsg/

Date: Monday, February 24, 2020
Time: 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Map & Data Library
Campus: St. George (Downtown) Campus

What will you learn?
Dataverse is the University of Toronto’s institutional repository for publishing and sharing your research data. In this workshop, you will receive a hands-on introduction to this research data repository including how to deposit your datasets, how to assign rights to other researchers, and understanding the options available for sharing your data.

Who is this workshop for?
Faculty, researchers, graduate students, data/information managers on research teams.

Location: Robarts Library, 5th Floor, Room 5-053. Map & Data Library Computer Lab