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Workshops

Date: Tuesday, May 31, 2016
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: Tuesday, May 31 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

Questions?

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

Date: Tuesday, June 7, 2016
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: Tuesday, June 7 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

Questions?

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

Date: Wednesday, June 8, 2016
Time: 1:10pm - 4:00pm
Location: Robarts Library
Campus: St. George (Downtown) Campus

Location: Robarts Library, e-classroom, 4th floor, room 4033. Directions

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

Description: There is a constantly increasing and diverse body of scholarly research. This workshop focuses on current publishing models, including Open Access, and a range of tools available to navigate and control your personal research agenda. You will engage in practical exercises targeted to your disciplinary focus, resulting in a self-designed and active toolkit for maintaining awareness of research in your field.

The workshop focuses on three areas: get published; go public; stay current.

 

Facilitators:

Eveline Houtman, Coordinator of Undergraduate Library Instruction, Robarts Library, and Ph.D. candidate, OISE.

Stephanie Orfano, Copyright Outreach Librarian.

 

Questions? Contact Eveline Houtman

 

 

 

Date: Monday, June 13, 2016
Time: 1:10pm - 2:00pm
Location: Robarts Library
Campus: St. George (Downtown) Campus

10 Days of Twitter

Join the online scholarly conversation.

Follow us @UofT10DoT         #UofT10DoT         10 Days of Twitter blog

 

Date: June 13-24, 2016 - Twitter in (mostly) 10 minutes/day

Workshop format:

  • Day 1: Monday, June 13, 1:10-2:00 - in-person class

Location: Robarts Library, e-classroom, 4th floor, room 4033. Directions.

  • Day 2-5: June 14-17 - Twitter exercises done on your own schedule, approx. 10 minutes/day
  • June 18-19 - weekend off!
  • Day 6-9: June 20-23 - 10 minutes/day
  • Day 10: June 24, 1:10-2:00 - live chat via Twitter

Audience: graduate students (the course is eligible for credit in the Graduate Professional Skills program)

 

Description:

Twitter is a platform for scholarly conversation. It’s used for sharing and discussing research at all stages of the process (even peer review via Tweet!); for current awareness; for networking; for conference participation; and for teaching.

Learn about Twitter and its uses in higher education together with a community of learners, through hands-on practice, class discussion via Twitter, and guided engagement with the public scholarly conversation on Twitter.

By the end of this workshop you will:

  • Be able to navigate the technical aspects of Twitter
  • Understand the breadth of platforms, applications, and devices that can be used with Twitter e.g. Hootsuite, Tweetdeck, Storify
  • Communicate succinctly, framing a point using only 140 characters
  • Understand what it means to be a part of a scholarly conversation in public
  • Begin building a Twitter network of scholars, and gain followers of your own
  • Reflect on your own use of Twitter going forward: in the classroom, at conferences, and throughout the research process

Workshop facilitators:

Eveline Houtman is Coordinator of Undergraduate Library Instruction at Robarts Library and a PhD candidate at OISE. She has published on social media in higher education.

Nelly Cancilla is a Copyright Outreach Librarian at the University of Toronto Libraries. She manages and contributes to a number of UTL social media accounts and regularly presents on effective social media practices at library conferences.

 

 

Questions? Contact Eveline Houtman

 

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