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Date: Tuesday, August 9, 2022
Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Online
Campus: UTSC

This session will occur online and is facilitated by the University of Toronto Scarborough Campus Makerspace.

Learn the basics for creating a Stop Motion video using the Stop Motion Studio app and a mobile phone or tablet. At the end of the workshop, you will have knowledge of the tools, software and steps needed to make a basic Stop Motion video.

The best way to participate in the session is to download the app on your phone or tablet and follow the presentation on another device. 

 

Facilitator: 

    Adriana Sgro, Makerspace Assistant, University of Toronto Scarborough Library 

Date: Tuesday, August 9, 2022
Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: Online
Part 2: Beyond Medline: Translating Search Strategies

Audience: University of Toronto graduate students and faculty engaged in health science research. 

Date: Tuesday, August 9th 2022

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm (+ mandatory pre-work module, approximately 60 minutes)

Location: Online via Zoom (meeting link will be provided in registration confirmation email)

By the end of this 3-part workshop series, participants will:

Identify databases for their review and explain when to use them Practice using an objective, structured method for developing sensitive search strategies required for knowledge synthesis Apply a structured approach to searching their question in OVID Medline

By the end of Part 2 of this workshop series, participants will:

Delve deeper into the advanced features of interfaces and databases which allow for editing and refining a search strategy Translate and execute structured search strategies using different databases, including OVID Embase, and Ebsco CINAHL

**Pre-Work Module**

Please complete the mandatory pre-work module “Planning Your Knowledge Synthesis Review” before attending class: https://tinyurl.com/planningareview

*Please note the module is the same for all three live sessions in the course. You only need to complete the module once if you are attending multiple sessions 

 

Instructors:

Mikaela Mitchell MI - Liaison & Education Librarian, Gerstein Science Information Centre

Erica Nekolaichuk MA, MLIS - Faculty Liaison and Instruction Librarian

Date: Wednesday, August 10, 2022
Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: Online
Part 3: Going Grey and Supplementary Search Techniques

Audience: University of Toronto graduate students and faculty engaged in health science research. 

Date: Wednesday, August 10th 2022

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm (+ mandatory pre-work module, approximately 60 minutes)

Location: Online via Zoom (meeting link will be provided in registration confirmation email)

By the end of this 3-part workshop series, participants will:

Identify databases for their review and explain when to use them Practice using an objective, structured method for developing sensitive search strategies required for knowledge synthesis Apply a structured approach to searching their question in OVID Medline

By the end of Part 3 of this workshop series, participants will:

Define what grey literature is (and what it is not) Utilize a methodological, transparent approach to searching sources of grey literature Demonstrate best practices for supplementary search techniques including hand-searching and reference tracking Evaluate search methods to identify proper reporting

**Pre-Work Module**

Please complete the mandatory pre-work module “Planning Your Knowledge Synthesis Review” before attending class: https://tinyurl.com/planningareview

*Please note the module is the same for all three live sessions in the course. You only need to complete the module once if you are attending multiple sessions 

 

Instructors:

Mikaela Mitchell MI - Liaison & Education Librarian, Gerstein Science Information Centre

Erica Nekolaichuk MA, MLIS - Faculty Liaison and Instruction Librarian

Date: Monday, August 15, 2022
Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: Gerstein Library, Online

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

The 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 undergraduate/graduate students, faculty, and staff are all welcome

WHEN: Monday, May 30th, 2-4pm 

WHERE: Via Zoom - webinar link will be emailed separately to registrants or for in-person please go to Alice Moultan Room 2nd floor of Gerstein

HOW: Registration is required (click button below)

There is no cost for attending. Please sign in 5-10 mins early to ensure a smooth start to the session.

Questions? Email stefanie.torres@mail.utoronto.ca

Hosted by: Gerstein Science Information Centre

The breakdown for the writing session is as follows:

1:55-2:00: Log in to Zoom

2:00:  Intros & writing goals for the session

2:05: start writing (30mins)

2:35: break!

2:40: resume writing (30mins)

3:10: break!

3:15: resume writing (30mins)

3:45: break & review writing goals

4:00: end

Date: Tuesday, August 16, 2022
Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Online
Campus: UTSC

This session will occur online and is facilitated by the University of Toronto Scarborough Campus Makerspace.

This introductory workshop will introduce you to the tools and resources related to podcasts. You will learn about best practices for creating a podcast, including choosing a format, comparing recording software and selecting the proper equipment needed to complete your digital project.

 

Facilitator:

Adriana Sgro, Makerspace Assistant, University of Toronto Scarborough

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