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Date: Monday, April 19, 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. It is part of the library's Maker Monday Series.

Facilitator:

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

An introduction to the tools and techniques for 3D printing. Session includes a complimentary 3D print.

At the end of the workshop, you will have general  knowledge of the principles, tools and best practices for 3D printing.

 

Date: Tuesday, April 20, 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 1: Formatting and Submission we will cover:

    Thesis submission requirements, process, fees and deadlines for SGS* Requesting an embargo for your thesis Convocation and what happens next Using a thesis template Tips and tricks for thesis formatting in MS Word

Part 1 will be most beneficial for those who are in the process of writing their theses or getting close to submission. 

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

*The workshop is based on the School of Graduate Studies requirements that would not apply to students from the Toronto School of Theology or students writing non-thesis projects.

To register for Part 2: Copyright and Publishing (April 22, 2021) - visit https://uoft.me/thesis2021pt2

With any questions please contact Mariya Maistrovskaya, Digital Publishing Librarian at mariya.maistrovskaya@utoronto.ca 

Date: Tuesday, April 20, 2021
Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: Online

This 60-minute introductory session that will explore current issues in publishing and suggest helpful strategies for navigating the world of scholarly communications and for understanding your rights and responsibilities as an author.  

This session will provide a primer on: 

    The research and publishing lifecycles 

    The economics of scholarly publishing 

    Understanding a publication agreement: copyright, licensing, and author’s rights in scholarly publishing 

    Evaluating Journals and Publishers 

    Deceptive publishing 

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 - https://uoft.me/thesis2021pt

With any questions please contact Mariya Maistrovskaya, Digital Publishing Librarian at mariya.maistrovskaya@utoronto.ca 

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