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Date: Monday, November 18, 2019
Time: 12:10pm - 1:00pm
Location: Robarts Library

10 Days of Twitter Join the online scholarly conversation.

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Date: Nov. 18-29 -- Twitter in (mostly) 10 minutes/day

Workshop format:

    Day 1: Monday, Nov. 18, 12:10-1:00 - in-person class

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

    Day 2-5: Nov. 18-22- Twitter exercises done on your own schedule, approx. 10 minutes/day Nov. 23-24 - weekend off! Day 6-9: Nov. 25-28 - 10 minutes/day Day 10: Friday, Nov. 29, 12:10-1:00 - live chat via Twitter

Audience: graduate students (the course is eligible for credit in the Graduate Professional Skills program)

 

Description:

Twitter is a platform for scholarly conversation. It’s used for sharing and discussing research at all stages of the process (even peer review via Tweet!); for current awareness; for networking; for conference participation; and for teaching.

Learn about Twitter and its uses in higher education together with a community of learners, through hands-on practice, class discussion via Twitter, and guided engagement with the public scholarly conversation on Twitter.

By the end of this workshop you will:

    Be able to navigate the technical aspects of Twitter Understand the breadth of platforms, applications, and devices that can be used with Twitter e.g. Hootsuite, Tweetdeck, Storify Communicate succinctly, framing a point using only 140 characters Understand what it means to be a part of a scholarly conversation in public Begin building a Twitter network of scholars, and gain followers of your own Reflect on your own use of Twitter going forward: in the classroom, at conferences, and throughout the research process

Workshop facilitators:

Eveline Houtman is Coordinator of Undergraduate Library Instruction at Robarts Library and a PhD candidate at OISE. She has published on social media in higher education.

Jesse Carliner is Communications and Reference Librarian, Robarts Library.

 

Questions? Contact Eveline Houtman

 

Date: Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Time: 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Presenter: Elizabeth O'Brien
Location: UTSC Library
Campus: UTSC

An introduction to 3D tools and resources. The session will provide an overview of  3D designing (using Tinkercad), scanning and printing with a focus on the application of these tools within digital scholarship.

Register Online

 

For more information about this workshop and others in the Digital Scholarship@UTSC series please refer to the Digital Scholarship@UTSC website - https://uoft.me/DSU19.

Date: Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Time: 12:15pm - 2:00pm
Location: Dentistry Library

Knowing how to determine, illustrate and evaluate the impacts of your research can help you further your career development, secure funding and more! Learn how to measure and use different metrics to gain a better understanding of how your research is being referenced, shared and used. In this workshop, you will also be guided through practical strategies to maximize your research impact, from making your work more visible and accessible, to choosing journals wisely and ensuring the accuracy of your impact calculations. This workshop will take place at the Dentistry Library, 124 Edward Street, Room 266C.

Date: Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: Robarts Library

Learn how to safely operate the LulzBot TAZ 6 3D printers. You must complete this safety training session before you can use our 3D printers. You must also pass our 3D printing knowledge test.

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