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Thursday, 9am - 9pm
Earth Sciences Library
5 Bancroft Avenue,
Toronto, Ontario M5S 1A5

From our collection

The predator paradox : ending the war with wolves, bears, cougars, and coyotes /
The biology and ecology of giant kelp forests /
The reason for flowers : their history, culture, biology, and how they change our lives /
Animal social networks /


Date: Thursday, November 26, 2015
Time: 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: Dentistry Library
Campus: St. George (Downtown) Campus

** Note: If you bring your own device, this software must be purchased and downloaded before the workshop. Find out more about U of T Discount for EndNote Desktop (scroll to "How to Purchase/Upgrade EndNote").

Move beyond the basics with EndNote Desktop (EndNote X7) and learn to:

  • Work with PDFs
  • Work with a reference (reference updates, find full text, and Global editing etc.)
  • Create and manage term lists to make sure that the journal names in your bibliography are as your style requires
  • Merge multiple documents that have EndNote citations
  • Sync your desktop library with your online account

Location: Dentistry Library, Computer Lab (r. 266C), 124 Edward Street, Toronto

Questions, email us at library.dentistry@utoronto.ca

Date: Thursday, November 26, 2015
Time: 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Location: Robarts Library
Campus: St. George (Downtown) Campus

Join us to learn some of the strategies that will help you present give effective and clear presentations, whether in class or at a student conference. 

Location: Blackburn Room, 4th Floor, Robarts Library, 130 St. George Street

Date & Time: Thursday, November 26, 2015 5:00PM - 6:30PM

Organizer: Dr. Susan Hopkirk - Academic Success Centre

Registration is required. Please register through Student Life

Date: Monday, November 30, 2015
Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm
Location: E.J. Pratt Library
Campus: St. George (Downtown) Campus

Research and Writing Seminars: Develop Your Scholarly Voice. Each session in this suite of four interactive seminars integrates the learning of academic research and writing skills and is taught by a librarian in collaboration with a writing instructor. The goal of each seminar is to help you develop your own voice as an emerging scholar by enabling you to identify, situate and substantiate your arguments in the context of the scholarly discussion taking place in your discipline.

Take any three (3) of the four (4) seminars to earn credit on your Co-Curricular Record.

Literature Reviews

Learn how to conduct comprehensive research and synthesize the “state of the art” knowledge on a particular topic. Through short lectures, interactive class discussion and hands-on exercises, you will learn:

  • The different kinds of literature reviews you may be asked to write at university
  • The definition and purpose of literature reviews as part of the scholarly conversation
  • Strategies for narrowing your topic and developing a thesis
  • The steps to writing a literature review, including how to organize your content
  • To avoid common mistakes students make when writing literature reviews

Key terms for this session: description versus evaluation, comparative analysis, synthesis, Literature Review Synthesis Matrix

Location: E.J. Pratt Library, E-Classroom (room 3006) Directions

Other seminars in this series include:

  • Critical Reading
  • Writing to Cite
  • Annotated Bibliographies
Date: Friday, November 27, 2015
Time: 2:10pm - 3:00pm
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, November 27 2:10pm - 3:00pm

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


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

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