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Date: Thursday, October 21, 2021
Time: 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Location: Online

OJS Tips & Tricks is a series of 30 minute practical workshops led by Journal Production Services staff. This series is designed to help journal editors learn more about the different features available on your Open Journal Systems (OJS)* website and how they can benefit your journal. 

In this workshop we will go over the top new features available in the latest release, OJS 3.3, used by the library-hosted journals. These include:

    Article versioning Article usage and editorial activity stats and visualizatons Handy filters for submission list, and more

We will have time for Q & A so bring your questions!

*If you are a UofT journal who is not using OJS, you are welcome to join and learn what OJS can do for you.

The workshop will be recorded.

Workshop questions may be directed to Mariya Maistrovskaya, Digital Publishing Librarian at jps@library.utoronto.ca

Date: Thursday, October 21, 2021
Time: 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Location: Online
Campus: UTM

The Unix shell is a powerful tool that allows people to do complex things with just a few keystrokes. You can combine existing programs in different ways and automate repetitive tasks so you don’t need to type things over and over again. This workshop will go over the basics of the Unix shell, starting with working with files and directories, using pipes and filters, and a little bit of shell scripting.

Date: Friday, October 22, 2021
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 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, Library Technician Reference & Makerspace Assistant | User Services, University of Toronto Scarborough Library


 

 

Date: Wednesday, October 20, 2021
Time: 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Location: Online

LaTeX is a free document creation alternative to MS Word which specializes in the creation of professional documents such as journal articles, theses, books, and scientific or technical reports. LaTeX is the standard for writing in many STEM fields and offers advantages for managing references, typesetting maths, inserting graphics and figures, and much more.  In this workshop, you will create a simple LaTeX document using Overleaf, and practice using some core LaTeX features.  

By the end of the session, participants should be able to accomplish tasks such as:

    Access LaTeX on their computer via Overleaf Create a simple LaTeX document Insert equations, figures, and tables Insert references and create a bibliography

No previous knowledge of LaTeX is required.  

This workshop will take place via Zoom and will be taught by PhD student, Jesse Knight.
 

Date: Thursday, October 21, 2021
Time: 10:00am - 11:30am
Location: Online

LaTeX is a free document creation alternative to MS Word which specializes in the creation of professional documents such as journal articles, theses, books, and scientific or technical reports. LaTeX is the standard for writing in many STEM fields and offers advantages for managing references, typesetting maths, inserting graphics and figures, and much more.  In this workshop, you will create a simple LaTeX document using Overleaf, and practice using some core LaTeX features.  

By the end of the session, participants should be able to accomplish tasks such as:

    Access LaTeX on their computer via Overleaf Create a simple LaTeX document Insert equations, figures, and tables Insert references and create a bibliography

No previous knowledge of LaTeX is required.  

This workshop will take place via Zoom and will be taught by PhD student, Jesse Knight.
 

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