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Date: Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Time: 3:10pm - 4:00pm
Location: Gerstein Library

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, June 25th 3:10pm - 4:00pm

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

Questions?

Send your questions to gerstein.3Dprinting@utoronto.ca or visit our website at: http://guides.library.utoronto.ca/3dprinting

Date: Tuesday, July 9, 2019
Time: 3:10pm - 4:00pm
Location: Gerstein Library

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 9th 3:10pm - 4:00pm

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

Questions?

Send your questions to gerstein.3Dprinting@utoronto.ca or visit our website at: http://guides.library.utoronto.ca/3dprinting

Date: Thursday, June 27, 2019
Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm
Location: Map & Data Library

This is a hands-on workshop in Python that covers reading, describing, and manipulating data, as well as conducting basic summary analyses, using the pandas package and Jupyter Notebooks. Workshop attendees do not need any experience with programming or Python/pandas, but must be familiar with tabular data and have a basic understanding of different types of data (quantitative/qualitative variables).

We will be using installed software on Windows computers in the MDL Lab and a sample data set that includes categorical, binary, string, and numerical data.

Location: Robarts Library, 5th Floor, Map & Data Library Computer Lab - Room 5-053 (directly across from the elevator)

Date: Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Time: 2:00pm - 4:30pm
Location: Robarts Library

Part 1: Structured Approach to Searching the Medical Literature for Knowledge Syntheses

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

Date: Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Time: 2:00pm - 4:30pm

Location: Robarts Library Electronic Classroom (4th floor)

Note: this course may be taken as part of the Graduate Professional Skills Program.

In this hands-on workshop we will:

    Identify the key differences between systematic reviews, scoping reviews, and literature reviews, as they relate to the search Incorporate tools and resources for proper reporting and management of their review Utilize strategies for turning a research question into a searchable question with inclusion/exclusion criteria 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, utilizing controlled vocabulary, textwords and advanced techniques Apply a structured approach to searching in OVID Medline

Instructors

Erica Lenton, MA, MLIS, is the rehabilitation and kinesiology librarian with the Gerstein Science Information Centre. Prior to arriving at Gerstein, Erica worked in continuing medical education and more recently, as a solo hospital librarian at the Cross Cancer Institute in Edmonton, Alberta. Through her experience in hospital and academic health science libraries, she has been involved in a number of systematic and scoping reviews and has provided expert searching and systematic review training for clinicians, students, and faculty.

Kaitlin Fuller, MLIS, is one of the medicine librarians with the Gerstein Science Information Centre. She coordinates the information literacy education of students enrolled in the MD Program. She also supports faculty and student research at the University of Toronto. Kaitlin has supported a number of knowledge synthesis projects by providing training and/or searches. Kaitlin joined the University of Toronto from the Northern Ontario School of Medicine in Sudbury, where she was an education librarian.

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