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Date: Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Time: 1:10pm - 2:00pm
Location: Gerstein Library
Campus: St. George (Downtown) Campus

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: Tuesday, July 24th 1:10pm - 2:00pm

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

Presenters: Erica Lenton, Gerstein 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/3dprinting

Date: Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Presenter: CB Insights
Campus: St. George (Downtown) Campus

This webinar is a high-level overview of the CB Insights database.

CB Insights is a global market intelligence platform that analyzes data on venture capital, startups, patents, partnerships, news, and more. CB Insights features data visualization tools, query capabilities, and a research portal managed by CB Insights' in-house Intelligence Unit.

When: Wed July 25, 2018, 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
Location: via Webinar - webinar link will be sent out 48 hours prior to the workshop
Instructor: Adrienne Lewis, CB Insights Customer Success Manager

Access to CB Insights through the University of Toronto Libraries requires you to create an account. If you haven't already created one, please create your U of T CB Insights account.

If you have any questions regarding this workshop, please contact Christina Kim, Entrepreneurship Librarian, csy.kim@utoronto.ca

Note: This workshop is free and registration is required. Webinar link and details will be sent to registrants 48 hours prior to the workshop.

Date: Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Campus: St. George (Downtown) Campus

With 44 libraries at the University of Toronto, it may be overwhelming to figure out where to begin conducting research. This talk will showcase library resources and services that are of particular interest to grad students, including unique collections beyond books (e.g., archives, maps, and datasets) and how librarians can support grad students with their research process.

To register, please visit the Student Life website. 
Location: Grad Room (66 Harbord Street)




Date: Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Time: 10:00am - 11:00am
Presenter: Scholarly Communications & Copyright Office
Location: Robarts Library
Campus: St. George (Downtown) Campus


Location: Robarts Electronic Classromm (Room 4033, 4th Floor)

This workshop will help faculty and instructors better understand copyright law, fair dealing, and University of Toronto policies with respect to course materials for instruction.

Librarians from The Scholarly Communications & Copyright Office will introduce the University of Toronto's Fair Dealing Guidelines, and elaborate on the support that the University of Toronto Libraries offers, such as the Syllabus Service, to assist faculty with making course readings available to students in a copyright-compliant manner.

This workshop will consist of a 30-minute presentation and ample time for questions.




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New resources are being sought to continue to build the legacy of the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, Canada's largest rare book library, for future generations of students and scholars.

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