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Tuesday, 9am - 9pm
Earth Sciences Library
5 Bancroft Avenue, 2nd floor
Toronto, Ontario M5S 1A5
416-978-3024
earth.sciences@utoronto.ca
 

From our collection

The brown recluse spider /
The predator paradox : ending the war with wolves, bears, cougars, and coyotes /
Insect molecular biology and ecology /
Art and architecture of insects /

Workshops

Date: Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: Gerstein Library
Campus: St. George (Downtown) Campus

Are you curious about PubMed & want to try it out? 

Life Hacks for PubMed

Date: Tuesday, March 28 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Location: Computer Lab, Gerstein Science Information Centre, 2 Floor

Presenter: Kaitlin Fuller, Gerstein Librarian

You'll learn: 

  • How to use the search details box to edit a search
  • How to find and use MeSH terms
  • How to combine MeSH and keywords using Boolean operators 
  • How to use truncation and filters (including clinical queries) 
  • Customization options available through MyNCBI

This workshop is called Life Hacks for PubMed because it will focus on search tools that will save you time.

Questions?

Send your questions to kaitlin.fuller@utoronto.ca

Date: Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Time: 5:15pm - 6:45pm
Location: Robarts Library
Campus: St. George (Downtown) Campus

Date: Wednesday, March 29

Time: 5:15pm - 6:45pm

Location: Blackburn Room - 4th Floor, Robarts Library, 130 St George St, Toronto, ON

At this time of the semester, stress and anxiety often decrease the effectiveness of studying. This session will help students develop a plan to balance life and complete course work, for a successful and less-stressful end of the semester.

Organizer: Dr. Susan Hopkirk, Academic Success Centre

Pre-registration is preferred, but not necessary. Register through CLN.

 

Date: Friday, March 31, 2017
Time: 11:10am - 12:00pm
Location: Gerstein Library
Campus: St. George (Downtown) Campus

Learn how to safely operate the Makerbot Replicator 2 3D printers. You must complete this safety training session before you can use our 3D printers.

3D Printing Safety Training

Date: Friday, March 31 11:10am - 12:00pm

Location: MADLab, Gerstein Science Information Centre, 1 Below, room B112

Presenters: Erica Lenton, Gerstein Librarian & Mike Spears, MADLab Manager

What's Covered: 

- overview of 3D Printing @ Gerstein + MADLab policies & guidelines for use

- instructions for safe & effective use of the 3D printers

- how to prepare a 3D design file for printing 

- basic design principles

Questions?

Send your questions to gerstein.3Dprinting@utoronto.ca or visit our website at: http://guides.library.utoronto.ca/3dprinting

Date: Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Time: 5:15pm - 6:45pm
Location: Robarts Library
Campus: St. George (Downtown) Campus

Date: Wednesday, April 5

Time: 5:15pm - 6:45pm

Location: Blackburn Room - 4th Floor, Robarts Library, 130 St George St, Toronto, ON

At this time of the semester, stress and anxiety often decrease the effectiveness of studying. This session will help students develop a plan to balance life and complete course work, for a successful and less-stressful end of the semester.

Organizer: Dr. Susan Hopkirk, Academic Success Centre

Pre-registration is preferred, but not necessary. Register through CLN.

 

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