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Date: Thursday, March 1, 2018
Time: 12:10pm - 1:00pm
Location: Robarts Library
Campus: St. George (Downtown) Campus

Would you like to use PubMed more efficiently?  

In this workshop, you’ll learn how to combine terms, use filters, and customize your myNCBI account. This workshop is called LifeHacks for PubMed because it will focus on strategies to save you time.

LifeHacks For PubMed Workshop

Date: Thursday, March 1st 12:10 - 1 pm

Location: 4th Floor Electronic Classroom, Robarts Library, 130 St George St, Toronto

Presenters: Kaitlin Fuller, Gerstein Librarian 

What's Covered: 

  • How to use the search details box to edit a search
  • How to use truncation
  • How to use filters (including clinical queries)
  • How to combine terms using Boolean operators 
  • Customization options available through my NCBI

Questions?

Send your questions to kaitlin.fuller@utoronto.ca

Date: Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Time: 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Kelly Library
Campus: St. George (Downtown) Campus

Write with others—with a writing instructor for support. Everyone is welcome! Please bring a printout of your work—and your laptop. Come prepared to work on your essay while an instructor moves around the room to help you and others with questions, problem areas or essay structure. Try to have focused questions ready to ask!

Location

Room 302, Third Floor, John M. Kelly Library

113 St. Joseph Street Toronto, Ontario M5S 3C2 Canada

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Date: Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm
Presenter: Leanne Trimble
Location: Map & Data Library
Campus: St. George (Downtown) Campus

This workshop provides an introduction to using SPSS to perform common data management and basic statistical analysis tasks. Participants will work through hands-on exercises in SPSS, and will learn to import spreadsheets, manage and edit data, create charts and other visualizations, and run descriptive statistical tests. Note: this workshop will not cover advanced statistical concepts, but participants will be provided with suggested resources for additional skills development.

Location: Robarts Library, 5th Floor. Map & Data Library Computer Lab: https://mdl.library.utoronto.ca/technology/computer-lab

Date: Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Time: 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Presenter: Helen Kula
Location: Gerstein Library
Campus: St. George (Downtown) Campus

When: Tuesday, February 27, 12-2 p.m.

Where: Gerstein Instruction Lab, 2nd floor, Gerstein Science Information Centre

Learn how to get out of the building and talk to your (potential) customers in a workshop that will introduce you to primary research methods commonly used by startups. This hands-on workshop will give an overview of pre-launch pages, online surveys, customer interviews & focus groups, and in-person observations or site visits.

In this workshop, you will learn how to: 

-Determine when primary (vs secondary) research is needed

-Select an appropriate research method
-Integrate competitive intelligence tactics into your strategy
-Take advantage of free or low-cost tools available to all
-Conduct primary research ethically and that is respectful of participants’ privacy

This session is part of the Entrepreneurship Research Skills co-curricular record. If you wish to participate you must have your TCard swiped by the instructor during the session.

If you have any questions please contact ask.gerstein@utoronto.ca

Instructor: Helen Kula, Librarian, Institute for Management & Innovation, University of Toronto Mississauga Library, helen.kula@utoronto.ca

Registration opens Feb 6

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