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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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Date: Thursday, November 7 from 4-6 p.m.

Location: Engineering & Computer Science Library (SF 2402)

Back by popular demand, the Engineering & Computer Science Library is running two escape room story lines this year!

The APS111 Research Guide is now available online:

https://guides.library.utoronto.ca/APS111flood

Fall hours begin Monday September 9 and go until Friday December 20.

 

Fall hours: 

Monday-Thursday 8:30am - 10:30pm

Friday 8:30am - 6:00pm

Saturday 9:00am - 5:00pm

Sunday 1:00pm - 6:00pm

 

Library Help

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: Monday, November 11, 2019
Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm
Location: Map & Data Library
Campus: St. George (Downtown) Campus

This hands-on workshop in Python covers reading, describing, and filtering data, as well as conducting basic summary analyses, using the pandas package and Jupyter Notebooks. Workshop attendees do not need any experience with programming or Python/pandas, but must be familiar with tabular data and have a basic understanding of different types of data (quantitative/qualitative variables). We will be using software installed on computers in the MDL Lab and a sample data set that includes categorical, binary, text, and numerical data.

You may also be interested in registering for Exploratory Data Analysis Using Python – Part 2 of 2.

Location for fall Python workshops: Robarts Library, 5th Floor, Map & Data Library Computer Lab

Date: Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm
Location: Map & Data Library
Campus: St. George (Downtown) Campus

This is the second of two workshops on exploratory data analysis using Python, and you must have completed Exploratory Data Analysis Using Python – Part 1 of 2, or be familiar with reading, describing, filtering, and summarizing data using the pandas package.

This hands-on workshop in Python uses the pandas package and Jupyter Notebooks to group data, work with date and text formats, recode data, and create new variables. We will be using software installed on computers in the MDL Lab and a sample data set that includes categorical, binary, text, date, and numerical data.

Location for fall Python workshops: Robarts Library, 5th Floor, Map & Data Library Computer Lab

Date: Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Time: 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Campus: St. George (Downtown) Campus

***PLEASE NOTE THAT THE LOCATION IS AT FIRST NATIONS HOUSE***

The Indigenous Book Club will take place at First Nations House and will be an opportunity to discuss books, podcasts and other media by Indigenous authors and creators. The goal of this book club is to create a space to discuss and learn about Indigenous arts and literature, as well as work towards building relationships with other students interested and engaged in Indigenous creators. Lunch will be provided!

The selected books and podcasts are:

    New Fire by Urban Native Girl Lisa Charleyboy (Podcast) Dead White Writer on the Floor by Drew Hayden Taylor (Playwright) The Journey Forward, Novellas on Reconciliation: When We Play Our Drums & They Sing! / Lucy & Lola (Fiction - Novella)

Choose one of the titles to read/listen to for our discussion meeting. There will be discussion expressed creatively, guest speakers, and a sharing circle. 

Lunch will be provided!

The book club is a way to help students, staff, faculty and the local community gain a better understanding of Indigenous stories and histories. Learning outcomes include:

    Learning about Indigenous themes and engage in conversation on different Indigenous perspectives that help with addressing the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada report and is part of the University mandate to work towards reconciliation. 

    Exploring Indigenous themes to create new opportunities for learning and dialogue related to reconciliation across the three campuses amongst faculty, staff, and students.  

    Building strong foundations and create strong interpersonal skills on campus with faculty, staff, and students that give Indigenous and non-Indigenous students a sense of connection and pride in their affiliation with the University of Toronto.

The Indigenous Book club is a tri-campus initiative started at the UTSC Department of Student Life in collaboration with the UTSC Library, and extended to U of T Libraries and First Nations House this year!

Date: Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Time: 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Presenter: Juanita Muise, Indigenous Engagement Coordinator
Location: UTSC Library
Campus: UTSC

***THIS IS REGISTRATION FOR THE UTSC LOCATION ONLY***

Explore works by Indigenous peoples of Canada at the 2nd Annual Indigenous Book Club in the U of T Scarborough Library (UTSC Library) Makerspace, Tuesday November 12 from 12-2 pm.

Join us for Part 2 of the Indigenous Book Club to share your exploration into one of the following titles:

    New Fire by Urban Native Girl Lisa Charleyboy (Podcast) Dead White Writer on the Floor by Drew Hayden Taylor (Playwright) The Journey Forward, Novellas on Reconciliation: When We Play Our Drums & They Sing! / Lucy & Lola (Fiction - Novella)

Choose one of the titles to read/listen to for our discussion meeting. There will be discussion expressed creatively, guest speakers, and a sharing circle. 

Lunch will be provided!

The book club is a way to help students, staff, faculty and the local community gain a better understanding of Canada’s true history from an Indigenous lens. Learning outcomes include:

    Learning about Indigenous themes and engage in conversation on different Indigenous perspectives that help with addressing the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada report and is part of the University mandate to work towards reconciliation. 

    Exploring Indigenous themes to create new opportunities for learning and dialogue related to reconciliation across the three campuses amongst faculty, staff, and students.  

    Building strong foundations and create strong interpersonal skills on campus with faculty, staff, and students that give Indigenous and non-Indigenous students a sense of connection and pride in their affiliation with UTSC. 

The Indigenous Book club is a tri-campus initiative started at the UTSC Department of Student Life in collaboration with the UTSC Library, and extended to U of T Libraries and First Nations House this year!

Date: Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Time: 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: Gerstein Library
Campus: St. George (Downtown) Campus

Find out what makes your technology unique and who else holds patents in your space. This basic DIY patent searching workshop includes an introduction to open web databases for patent searching, an overview of classification systems, and examples of prior art searches.

You will learn:

    How to read a patent document quickly and efficiently The advantages and limitations of various online patent resources Strategies to build effective searches using keywords and classifications

When: November 12, 2019, 12-2 p.m.
Location: Instruction Lab, 2nd floor, Gerstein Science Information Centre, 9 King's College Circle
Instructor: Michelle Spence, Engineering and Computer Science Librarian, Engineering and Computer Science Library, michelle.spence@utoronto.ca