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Date: Monday, October 27, 2014
Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Presenter: Dana Kuszelewski

RefWorks for Medical and Health Science Research

Date: Monday, October 27, 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Location: Gerstein Science Information Centre Instruction Lab, 2nd Floor


Ref Works – a freely available web based citation management tool that allows you to download and store your references from the wealth of the library’s resources, and “automatically” insert them into your paper.  

By the end of the session, you will be able to:

  •     Import references from the library catalogue, databases, websites, and Google Scholar
  •     Generate a bibliography in APA, MLA, Vancouver, or other citation styles
  •     Create in-text citations
  •     Organize and share your references

This session is restricted to students in the field of medical and health sciences. 

Presented by: 

Dana Kuszelewski
Reference Specialist, Gerstein Science Information Centre

Email questions to: dana.kuszelewski[at]utoronto.ca


Date: Monday, October 27, 2014
Time: 4:10pm - 5:30pm
Presenter: Dana Kuszelewski

Do you avoid work? Are your readings for class never done? Do you stay up all night to finish assignments at the last minute? Do you hand in assignments late or not at all? 

If you procrastinate, this workshop can help. Through group discussion and hands-on activities, you will learn the reasons for procrastination, identify your personal procrastination habits, and learn practical strategies to develop more effective work habits. 

Participants are encouraged to bring their course schedule, course syllabi, and any day-timers or calendars they use to the workshop.

Location: Robarts Library - 4th Floor Reference Room, 130 St. George St. (enter through double office doors) 

Organizer: Susan Hopkirk, Academic Success Centre 

For more information, contact Susan Hopkirk

Registration is required:  Sign up at http://www.studentlife.utoronto.ca/st/eventschedule.aspx?event_id=3383

Date: Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Time: 12:10pm - 1:00pm
Presenter: Dana Kuszelewski

Location: Gerstein Science Information Centre, Instruction Lab, 2nd Floor

Instructor: Tracy Zahradnik

Description: RefWorks is a citation management software that allows you to import, organize and share references. You can also use RefWorks to create bibliographies and for in-text citation. 

In this hands-on session, you will learn how to import references from article databases, the library catalogue and Google Scholar, manage folders within RefWorks, create bibliographies and share your references. Write-n-cite will be discussed.

This workshop also include a short demonstration of EndNote (a different citation management software) so you can compare these two tools to find one that works best for your needs.

Date: Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Time: 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Presenter: Dana Kuszelewski

Date: Tuesday, October 28, 2014; 1:30-3:00pm

Location: Robarts Library, 4th floor electronic classroom

Description: Graduate students require so much digital information during their research process that it can be difficult to remain organized. This two-part workshop will introduce students to tools that will help increase their personal productivity during the research process.

Part 2 (October 28) will look at mobile apps designed for productivity and their key features, such as creating, annotating, and syncing online files, as well as accessing these apps offline and/or on a website.

(Part 1 info and registration)

Note: This course may be taken as part of the Graduate Professional Skills Program. Students must attend both Part 1 and Part 2 of Online Tools to receive a GPS credit.

Facilitators: Heather Buchansky, Student Engagement Librarian & Christina Tooulias-Santolin, Reference Librarian, Robarts Library

Questions? Contact Heather Buchansky

Date: Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Time: 10:10am - 10:55am
Presenter: Erica Lenton

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: Wednesday, Oct. 29 10:10 - 10: 55

Location: MADLab, Gerstein Science Information Centre, 1 Below, room B112

Presenters: Erica Lenton, 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.myaccess.library.utoronto.ca/3Dprinting