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10 King's College Road, Room 2402
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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.

Due to the current situation with COVID-19, Engineering & Computer Science Library will be closed as of 10:30pm on Monday March 16 until further notice.

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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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Workshops

Date: Wednesday, June 3, 2020
Time: 9:00am - 10:00am

If a picture is worth a thousand words, imagine how visualizing your data could enrich your research experience, creating yet another perspective from which to view your data.

Participants will learn:

    How to explore our query, chart and modeling capabilities so you can discover visuals created from queries Create models to visualize your study or explore project items Generate charts involving nodes, sources, or attributes Utilize cluster analysis to explore word and coding similarities

NVivo Webinar Registration: https://go.nvivobyqsr.com/visualize_data_eu

Date: Wednesday, June 3, 2020
Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm

If a picture is worth a thousand words, imagine how visualizing your data could enrich your research experience, creating yet another perspective from which to view your data.

Participants will learn:

    How to explore our query, chart and modeling capabilities so you can discover visuals created from queries, Create models to visualize your study or explore project items, Generate charts involving nodes, sources, or attributes Utilize cluster analysis to explore word and coding similarities.

NVivo Webinar Registration: https://go.nvivobyqsr.com/visualize_data

Date: Wednesday, June 3, 2020
Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm

If a picture is worth a thousand words, imagine how visualizing your data could enrich your research experience, creating yet another perspective from which to view your data.

Participants will learn:

    How to explore our query, chart and modeling capabilities so you can discover visuals created from queries, Create models to visualize your study or explore project items, Generate charts involving nodes, sources, or attributes Utilize cluster analysis to explore word and coding similarities.

NVivo Webinar Registration: https://go.nvivobyqsr.com/visualize_data_mac

Date: Thursday, June 4, 2020
Time: 11:00am - 11:30am
Location: Online

Online Storytime with U of T Libraries

Date: Thursday, June 4, 11, 18 and 25, 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!)

Children of University of Toronto students, staff, faculty, and their partners are welcome to attend.

Registration required. Register through the Family Care Office at: https://familycare.utoronto.ca/events/workshops/#6358

Date: Tuesday, June 9, 2020
Time: 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: Online
Part 1: Structured Approach to Searching the Medical Literature for Knowledge Syntheses

Audience: University of Toronto graduate students and faculty engaged in health science research. UTORids will be required to participate. (if you are affiliated with UofT but do not know your UTORid, email: kaitlin.fuller[at]utoronto.ca). **Please register using an UofT email address eg. @utoronto.ca or @mail.utoronto.ca**

Date: Tuesday, June 9, 2020

Time: 2:30- 4:30 (+ pre-class work)

Location: Online (Quercus + Blackboard Collaborate)

Note: this course may be taken as part of the Graduate Professional Skills Program.

This workshop follows a flipped-classroom model, which means there is pre-class work (30-40min) that is required to be completed before joining us online for class. This pre-class work will be available in Quercus.

Learning Objectives (pre-class work and online class):

    Identify the key differences between systematic reviews, scoping reviews, and literature reviews, as they relate to the search Incorporate tools and resources for proper reporting and management of their review Utilize strategies for turning a research question into a searchable question with inclusion/exclusion criteria Identify databases for their review and explain when to use them Practice using an objective, structured method for developing sensitive search strategies required for knowledge synthesis, utilizing controlled vocabulary, textwords and advanced techniques Apply a structured approach to searching in OVID Medline

Expectations of Participants:

    Join the Quercus site (link will be provided after registration) Complete the pre-class survey (in Quercus) Complete the pre-class work (in Quercus) Attend the live class ready to participate in discussions and activities (BB Collaborate) Complete the post-class evaluation (in Quercus)

Instructors: Kaitlin Fuller, MLIS; Mikaela Gray, MI; Glyneva Bradley-Ridout, MI