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!
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.
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.
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.