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Citation databases workshop on Tuesday

Monday, October 24th, 2011
Citation databases: how and when should I use them in my research?
You’ve heard about citation databases but are not sure whether you should be using them. Get some background information and guidelines in this session.Bring your questions and bring your laptop if you’d like to follow along online. 

Tuesday October 25 12:10-12:40pm, main floor of Engineering & Computer Science Library, south end of the library past the computers.

 

Oct 25, 2011
12:10 PM – 12:45 PM
 

Engineering & Computer Science Library, main floor

Registration with Engineering & Computer Science Library is not required.

Advanced Engineering Research Workshop – Sign up now!

Tuesday, January 25th, 2011

Improve your research skills, review your search strategies, and get up to date on new developments in database searching. Ideal for graduate or upper level undergraduate students undertaking library research for papers or literature reviews for theses.

Jan 27, 2011 (12:00 PM – 01:00 PM)
Gerstein Science Information Centre, Gerstein training lab, 2nd floor

Sign up here!

Research workshops

Monday, September 20th, 2010

Engineering & Computer Science Library will be offering research workshops in September and October to help you with your research needs. You can sign up for these courses  online.

Engineering Library also offers tours of the Library. Tours are conducted Thursdays at 2:10 pm.  Meet at the Reference Help Desk in the Library.

Other libraries also offer instruction classes.  Please see the online listing for more information.

Advanced Engineering Research

Improve your research skills, review your search strategies, and get up to date on new developments in database searching. Ideal for graduate or upper level undergraduate students undertaking library research for papers or literature reviews for theses.

Sep 22, 2010 (12:10 PM – 01:10 PM)
Gerstein Science Information Centre, Gerstein training lab, 2nd floor

Oct 01, 2010 (12:10 PM – 01:10 PM)
Gerstein Science Information Centre, Gerstein training lab, 2nd floor

Refworks for Engineers

Refworks is a free online tool you can use to organize your research and easily output formatted bibliographies in approved styles such as IEEE. Learn to import references from engineering databases, organize citations, share your database with colleagues, output a bibliography, and output a footnoted document with reference list.

Oct 08, 2010 (11:10 AM – 12:10 PM)
Gerstein Science Information Centre, Gerstein training lab, 2nd floor

Welcome/Welcome Back!

Tuesday, September 7th, 2010

Welcome to all new Applied Science, Engineering and Computer Science students, and welcome back to all returning students!

Here are some links that you may find useful for navigating the library:

Engineering and Computer Science Library email address : engineering.library@utoronto.ca

Engineering and Computer Science Library web page:  engineering.library.utoronto.ca

Library Catalogue

Hours for Engineering and Computer Science Library, as well as other Libraries

Library Essentials for New Students (PDF)

Library instruction classes (listed by library)

Activating your UTORid (video)

Campus maps

Email (engineering.library@utoronto.ca), phone (416-978-6578)  or stop by if you have any questions about the library or its services.

Have a great year!

Library Instruction Sessions

Tuesday, January 12th, 2010

Need help with research or RefWorks?  Engineering and Computer Science Library will be offering the following instructional sessions in January:

Advanced Engineering Research

Improve your research skills, review your search strategies, and get up to date on new developments in database searching. Ideal for graduate or upper level undergraduate students undertaking library research for papers or literature reviews for theses.

January 20, 2010 (12:10PM – 1:10 PM)

January 27, 2010 (12:10PM – 1:10 PM)

Both sessions will take place in the Gerstein Science Information Centre, Gerstein training lab, 2nd floor.

Sign up  here.

RefWorks for Engineers

Refworks is a free online tool you can use to organize your research and easily output formatted bibliographies in approved styles such as IEEE. Learn to import references from engineering databases, organize citations, share your database with colleagues, output a bibliography, and output a footnoted document with reference list.

January 29, 2010 (12:10PM-1:10PM)

This session will take place in the Gerstein Science Information Centre, Gerstein training lab, 2nd floor.

Sign up here.

If you are interested in research or RefWorks help and are unable to attend one of the instruction sessions, contact the library by phone  at 416-978-6578, email us at engineering.library@utoronto.ca, or stop by the Reference Help desk.

Other libraries are be offering instructional sessions that you might be interested in.  To see a complete list of instruction sessions being offered, please see the Library Workshops page.

Welcome/Welcome Back!

Thursday, September 10th, 2009

Welcome to all new Engineering and Computer Science students, and welcome back to all returning students!

Here are some links that you may find useful for navigating the library:

Engineering and Computer Science Library email address : engineering.library@utoronto.ca

Engineering and Computer Science Library web page:  engineering.library.utoronto.ca

Hours for Engineering and Computer Science Library, as well as other Libraries

Library instruction classes (listed by library)

Again, welcome, and have a great year!

Upcoming Workshops

Friday, September 4th, 2009

Engineering and Computer Science Library will be offering workshops this fall to help you with your research needs.

Advanced Engineering Research will be offered:

Sep 17, 2009 (12:10 PM – 01:10 PM)
Gerstein Science Information Centre, Gerstein training lab, 2nd floor

AND

Sep 22, 2009 (12:10 PM – 01:10 PM)
Gerstein Science Information Centre, Gerstein training lab, 2nd floor

To sign up, click here.

RefWorks for Engineers will be offered:

Oct 02, 2009 (12:10 PM – 01:10 PM)
Gerstein Science Information Centre, Gerstein training lab, 2nd floor

To sign up, click here.

As always, individual research consultations are also available.  Please call the Engineering and Computer Science Library at 416-978-6578 to schedule an appointment with a librarian.

Other libraries are also offering workshops this fall.  For a complete listing, please click here.

Workshops: January & February ’08

Wednesday, January 9th, 2008

Advanced Engineering Research
Friday January 25, 2008, 10:10am – 11:30am
Friday February 8, 2008, 10:10am – 11:30am
Gerstein Instruction Lab, 2nd floor, Gerstein Science Information Centre
Details & Registration

RefWorks for Engineers
Friday February 22, 2008, 10:10am – 11:30am
Gerstein Instruction Lab, 2nd floor, Gerstein Science Information Centre
Details & Registration

Knovel Online Library seminar Friday October 19

Thursday, October 4th, 2007

Engineering students, staff and faculty are invited to a seminar on getting the most out of the Knovel Online Library . The seminar will take place on Friday October 19, 10am to 11:30am, at the Munk Centre, University of Toronto, 1 Devonshire Place.


The Knovel seminar is being offered as part of the ASEE Engineering Teaching and Learning Practices Conference. We encourage you to attend the Conference, but this particular seminar is open to both conference registrants and non-registrants.

The Knovel Online Library provides leading science and engineering books and databases embedded with productivity tools in one online service.

Upcoming workshops February – March ’07

Monday, April 30th, 2007

Advanced Refworks
Tuesday February 27 3-4:30pm
Robarts Library Rm 4055
No registration required

Refworks for Workgroups
Thursday March 1 3-4:30pm
Robarts Library Rm 4055
No registration required

EndNote, Advanced
Monday February 5, 3:00pm – 4:00pm
Gerstein training lab, 2nd floor, Gerstein Science Information Centre
Details & Registration

Reference Manager, Basic
Tuesday February 6, 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Gerstein training lab, 2nd floor, Gerstein Science Information Centre
Details & Registration