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Effective 6 pm, Tuesday, March 24, 2020, all libraries will be closed, including Robarts Library.
For more about library service changes, see: COVID-19: Updates on library services and operations (updated March 24, 3:00 pm)
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Research and teaching

  • Research and course guides

    Research advice, useful tools, and the best resources for your needs curated by librarians.

  • Researcher support

    Services to help you with all facets of your research: finding materials; discovering resources; and managing your publications and research data.

  • Copyright and syllabus services

    Support for course readings, syllabi, publishing, and open access.

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Date: Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm
Location: Robarts Library

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.

If you would like this presentation to be offered at a different day or time, please provide feedback to us at digital.studio@utoronto.ca.

Date: Thursday, April 2, 2020
Time: 10:30am - 12:30pm
Location: Gerstein Library

Cancellation notice:

As of March 12, the University recommends cancellation or postponement of all discretionary events that are not required as part of courses and academic requirements due to concerns over COVID-19. As a precaution, we will cancel all remaining March and April sessions.

Having trouble with finding the time and motivation to write? Shut Up and Write is a chance for academic writers within the UofT community to write productively in a communal setting.

The drop-in sessions will follow the Pomodoro technique where there will be a sequence of short sprints of writing with a few breaks in between.

Bring your work (laptop or paper) and we'll help you with your productivity!

WHO: Current U of T undergraduates, graduates, and doctoral students are all welcome

WHEN:  Thursdays, 10:30AM-12:30PM (weekly from Jan 23-May 28, 2020)

WHERE: Alice Moulton Room (2nd flr), Gerstein Science Information Centre

There is no registration required and no cost for attending. Snacks & coffee will also be provided.

The breakdown for the writing session is as follows:

10:30: come in, get treats, set up writing station, intros & writing goals for the session

10:35: start writing (30mins)

11:05: break!

11:10: resume writing (30mins)

11:40: break!

11:45: resume writing (30mins)

12:15: break & social

12:30: end

Date: Wednesday, April 8, 2020
Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Qualitative research projects often involve collaborative efforts of a research team, which may be a daunting challenge if you’re used to conducting research as an individual.

In this webinar we will share tools for how to manage NVivo projects among team members, track decisions, as well as compare and view coding across team members. See how NVivo can support your team to collaborate effectively together on a research project.

NVivo Webinar Registration: https://go.nvivobyqsr.com/Team_Collaboration

Date: Wednesday, April 8, 2020
Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Qualitative research projects often involve collaborative efforts of a research team, which may be a daunting challenge if you’re used to conducting research as an individual.

In this webinar we will share tools for how to manage NVivo projects among team members, track decisions, as well as compare and view coding across team members. See how NVivo can support your team to collaborate effectively together on a research project.

NVivo Webinar Registration: https://go.nvivobyqsr.com/Team_Collaboration_Mac