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Date: Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm
Location: Map & Data Library

This workshop will introduce you to sources of Canadian statistics, with a focus on tools for discovering Statistics Canada data, including Data Tables (formerly known as CANSIM), the CHASS Census Analyser, and the Map & Data Library catalogue. It will cover search strategies and techniques and allow hands-on time for exploring and discovering data of interest to your own research.

Location: Robarts Library, 5th Floor. Map & Data Library Computer Lab

Date: Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Time: 10:30am - 12:00pm
Location: Robarts Library

Session 2B / Publishing in STEM: October 23, 10:30am-12:oopm 

Date and Time: October 23, 10:30am to 12:00pm

Location: Robarts Library Electronic Classroom

This 90-minute session will provide a more in-depth look at publishing in the STEM disciplines. 

The session will provide a primer on:

    What editors in the STEM disciplines look for

    Peer review

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

    Manuscript preparation and things to look out for

    Transparency and reproducibility

This session is part of the Getting Published GPS Series. To get GPS credit you must attend Session 1: Introduction to Scholarly Publishing as well.

Date: Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Register for this Webinar at:

This webinar will cover how NVivo can assist with your research in the following ways:

    Transcription: New NVivo Transcription tool that can be your automated transcription assistant. Quality assessment of articles Literature Review: Efficiently organize and tag literature, easily keep track of critical quotes, and track ideas across many articles Coding: Code your literature, interviews, surveys, and any other data you may collect in a single, convenient location and analyze all your data for multiple articles in one NVivo project Analyzing Data: Using queries to uncover potential themes, understand words in context, and explore relationships Findings: Gather together all your research findings in a single location, making it easy to link your literature and your data, and to easily find quotes to illustrate themes Publish: With all your data organized and analyzed in an NVivo project, writing happens quickly and easily. Generate rich visualizations in NVivo, which can be exported and included in an article or presentation
Date: Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Time: 4:10pm - 5:30pm
Location: Robarts Library

Essential Research Skills workshop series

Set yourself up for academic success by learning essential research skills that can help you save time, get better grades, deepen your engagement with your subject, and boost your confidence. Participants learn how to develop successful research questions; how to effectively search for quality resources; how to choose and critically evaluate the best sources; and how to use information responsibly. These are also skills that employers look for in potential employees

Take these workshops individually or take all four for credit in the Co-Curricular Record. Each workshop will be offered several times over the year - check back for more dates.


Essential Research Skills: Getting Started

Location: Robarts LIbrary. e-classroom, 4th floor, room 4033. Directions

Description: Did you know that most cases of plagiarism at U of T are unintentional? You may want to use information responsibly, but be unsure how to go about it.Through lecture, discussion and hands-on exercises, this workshop will help you:

    Articulate the importance of giving proper credit Identify examples and causes of plagiarism Recognize the common parts of a citation Discover software and apps that can help you get your sources organized and create bibliographies


Questions? Please contact Eveline Houtman.

Other workshops in the series:

    Getting Started Finding Scholarly Sources Choosing the Best Sources for Your Topic


Research and teaching

  • Research and course guides

    Research advice, useful tools, and the best resources for your needs curated by librarians.

  • Researcher support

    Services to help you with all facets of your research: finding materials; discovering resources; and managing your publications and research data.

  • Copyright and syllabus services

    Support for course readings, syllabi, publishing, and open access.

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