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Sandford Fleming Building
10 King's College Road, Room 2402

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Need help finding a source for your assignment? Got a question about a book you have checked out? The Engineering & Computer Science Library is offering drop-in reference, research, and general library support via our virtual help service.

The Engineering & Computer Science Library is happy to announce our 2020 escape room (Reno gone wrong: Dinos in the library!) will be starting shortly!

This event is free!

The APS111 research guide is now online. You can access it here:

We’re very pleased to announce that the Engineering & Computer Science Library (ECSL) is currently undergoing significant renovations to improve the HVAC and increase student 

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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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Date: Monday, October 26, 2020
Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Online
Campus: UTSC

Maker Monday workshops series

Learn about 3D printing at the UTSC Library Makerspace.



Register online.

Date: Wednesday, October 28, 2020
Time: 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Campus: UTSC

Interested in Arts Entrepreneurship? Don’t know where to begin?

Join artist, creative facilitator, and community organizer, Sylvie Stojanovski in learning the basics of arts-entrepreneurship—what it is, why it matters, and how YOU can take your creative business ideas to the next level. In this workshop, you’ll discover resources to support your evolving career identities, learn how to use visual metaphors to gain a deeper understanding of your artistic journey (thus far), and explore how free-writing can be used as a goal-setting tool to co-create a collective manifesto.

In this workshop, you will learn how to situate yourself within the field of arts entrepreneurship. Through a reflexive writing and self-cartography exercises, you will cultivate a deeper sense of self-awareness and gain insight into the intrinsic and extrinsic factors that motivate your journeys as emerging arts professionals.

By the end of this workshop, students will:

    Be able to orient themselves within the context of the emerging field of arts entrepreneurship; Understand how to perform academic research at the undergraduate level; Devise their own arts journeys map, and a deepened understanding of their own intrinsic and extrinsic motivations that inform their creative practice; Co-create a community agreement and manifesto that responds to their own personal needs, current aspirations and future goals

When: October 28, 2020, 12-2 p.m. EST
Location: Online via Zoom (participants will receive a link prior to session start)
Instructor: Sylvie Stojanovski, Artist, Facilitator & Community Organizer

This workshop is hosted by UTSC Library and The Responsibility in Social Innovation Research Group (RiSI) in the Department of Arts, Media, and Culture (ACM)

Date: Wednesday, October 28, 2020
Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: Online

This series of six self-paced modules created by librarians at the St. George and Scarborough campuses will introduce students to foundational library skills that will help in many university research assignments. They can be completed in any order. Topics include:

    Module 1: Introduction to U of T Libraries - Learn the basics about the libraries Module 2: Start Your Research - Learn how to get started with your library research project Module 3: Select Your Sources - Learn how to find the best sources for your assignment Module 4: Search Tools - Learn how to find the best search tools for your assignment Module 5: Search Effectively - Learn how to search effectively Module 6: Evaluate Your Sources - Learn how to evaluate sources properly

Time commitment: 30 minutes per module

For CCR credit, complete all 6 modules, including the quizzes, and the reflection exercise linked within.

Date: Wednesday, October 28, 2020
Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: Online
Campus: UTM

Does your research require you to make a game or a digital storytelling experience? In this introductory workshop attendees will learn how to use the Unity Editor, import art assets, and create a mini-game. Attendees will also get a brief overview of game and story design and go through the process of building and releasing a game application. (This session is part of the UTM Library 501 program, but all UofT affiliated persons are welcome to attend).

Date: Wednesday, October 28, 2020
Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Presenter: Mariya
Location: Online

This practical workshop is meant for journal editors and editorial teams across all campuses. Both library hosted and other University of Toronto-affiliated student and faculty journals are welcome to join.

In this workshop we will discuss:

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN) for journals

    What is an ISSN? Why should your journal obtain an ISSN? How to find a previously acquired ISSN How to obtain an ISSN Where to display your ISSN

Digital Object Identifier (DOI) for articles

    What it a DOI? What are the benefits of using DOIs? How to take advantage of the free DOI service for UTL-hosted journals How to assign DOIs in OJS (demo)

The demos will be based on the Open Journal Systems (OJS) offered by the UTL Journal Production Services, but all other information will be platform-agnostic and applicable to most journals.

Please contact Mariya Maistrovskaya, Digital Publishing Librarian at if you have any questions about this workshop.