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Toronto, Ontario M5S 1A5
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From our collection

The brown recluse spider /
Urban Peregrines /
The reason for flowers : their history, culture, biology, and how they change our lives /
Ten thousand birds : ornithology since Darwin /

Workshops

Date: Thursday, June 27, 2019
Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm
Presenter: Lise Doucette and Nich Worby
Location: Map & Data Library
Campus: St. George (Downtown) Campus

This is a hands-on workshop in Python that covers reading, describing, and manipulating 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 installed software on Windows computers in the MDL Lab and a sample data set that includes categorical, binary, string, and numerical data.

Location: Robarts Library, 5th Floor, Map & Data Library Computer Lab - Room 5-053 (directly across from the elevator)

Date: Tuesday, July 9, 2019
Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Presenter: Information Commons
Location: Robarts Library
Campus: St. George (Downtown) Campus

Learn how to safely operate the LulzBot TAZ 6 3D printers. You must complete this safety training session before you can use our 3D printers. You must also pass our 3D printing knowledge test.

Date: Tuesday, July 9, 2019
Time: 3:10pm - 4:00pm
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: Tuesday, July 9th 3:10pm - 4:00pm

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

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