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Date: Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: Online

This 60-minute session will provide a more in-depth look at publishing in the social sciences and humanities. 

This session will provide a primer on:  

    What editors in the social sciences and humanities look for 

    Factors to consider in journal or publisher selection (such as impact factor & open access policies) 

    Peer review 

    Manuscript preparation and things to look out for 

    Ethics and corresponding author responsibilities 

Date: Thursday, April 22, 2021
Time: 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Location: Online

This 2-part workshop is meant for graduate students working on their master’s or doctoral dissertations. The workshop is offered jointly by the School of Graduate Studies and Library staff.

In Part 2: Copyright and Publishing we will cover:*

    Your rights as an author and copyright considerations Reusing someone else’s materials in your thesis Turning your thesis into an article or a book Considerations when publishing before or after graduation

This workshop will be beneficial for those who are just starting on their thesis journey as well as those who are already writing or getting close to submission. 

The session will be recorded and recording sent to registered participants.

*While the workshop may reference the process followed by the School of Graduate Studies, most content would also apply to Toronto School of Theology students and those writing non-thesis projects.

To register for Part 1: Formatting and Submission (April 20, 2021) visit -

With any questions please contact Mariya Maistrovskaya, Digital Publishing Librarian at 

Date: Thursday, April 22, 2021
Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: Online

This 60-minute session will provide a more in-depth look at publishing in the STEM disciplines. You have spent years designing, conducting, analysing and writing about your research. The manuscript submission phase also requires careful planning and consideration. Please note this sesion focuses on journal article publishing. 

The session will provide a primer on: 

    Factors to consider in journal selection 

    Transparency and reproducibility (including reporting guidelines, preprints, etc.) 

    Checklist for prepapring and submitting a manuscript (including pre and post submission) 

    Peer review demystified 

    Author responsibilities 

Date: Monday, May 3, 2021
Time: 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Presenter: Leslie Barnes & Nick Field
Location: Online

This workshop introduces the Gale Digital Scholar Lab, a platform that allows users to discover and create collections of digitized texts from the Gale Historical Collections, run a variety of statistical analyses on them, and visualize the resulting data. Participants will learn how to use the Digital Scholar Lab and get an overview of text mining through a combination of a lecture and a demonstration.

No prior experience required, though attendees must have a Gmail address.

Date: Tuesday, May 4, 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. 


    Adriana Sgro, Library Technician Reference & Makerspace Assistant | User Services, University of Toronto Scarborough Library

An overview of a free 3D design program. Tinkercad is a powerful, yet great for beginners.

At the end of the workshop, you will be able to make a basic 3D shape in Tinkercad and be able to export it.


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