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Date: Tuesday, November 3, 2020
Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: Online

**Please register using an UofT email address (e.g. @utoronto.ca or @mail.utoronto.ca**)

Date: Tuesday, November 3, 2020

Time: 7:00pm- 9:00pm 
Note: this workshop will include pre- and post-readings and exercises, which will be (approx.) one hour in addition to the online workshop

Location: Online (Quercus + Blackboard Collaborate) 

Note: this course may be taken as part of the Graduate Professional Skills Program

Learn how to plan and conduct a search process within the Humanities and Social Sciences literature. This online workshop will discuss conceptual and provide practical examples related to literature searches and help you: 

    Apply advanced search principles to meet research needs 

    Evaluate authority and accuracy of information sources 

    Critically reflect on research practices, dispositions, and attitudes 

All University of Toronto faculty and graduate students are welcome. However, this class is designed for researchers in the Humanities and Social Sciences, and the content will focus on those fields. 
 

Date: Wednesday, November 4, 2020
Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: Online

This series of six self-paced modules created by librarians at the St. George and Scarborough campuses will introduce students to foundational library skills that will help in many university research assignments. They can be completed in any order. Topics include:

    Module 1: Introduction to U of T Libraries - Learn the basics about the libraries Module 2: Start Your Research - Learn how to get started with your library research project Module 3: Select Your Sources - Learn how to find the best sources for your assignment Module 4: Search Tools - Learn how to find the best search tools for your assignment Module 5: Search Effectively - Learn how to search effectively Module 6: Evaluate Your Sources - Learn how to evaluate sources properly

Time commitment: 30 minutes per module

For CCR credit, complete all 6 modules, including the quizzes, and the reflection exercise linked within.

Date: Wednesday, November 4, 2020
Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: Online
Campus: UTM

Interested in using Twitter to up your networking game and benefit your academic career? This hands-on session covers Twitter best practices and etiquette, hacks to find the right community, and other tips to make your time on social media more effective as a researcher. That next presentation or research project may be just around the corner! (This session is part of the UTM Library 501 program, but all UofT affiliated persons are welcome to attend).

Date: Monday, November 2, 2020
Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Online
Campus: UTSC

The UTSC Library is holding a series of Maker Monday sessions. This session will occur online and is facilitated by the University of Toronto Scarborough Campus. 

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

Please join us for a 1-hour session on 3D design basics using Tinkercad.

Zoom link: https://utoronto.zoom.us/j/96602024239

Meeting ID: 966 0202 4239 Passcode: 845703

Register online.

Date: Wednesday, November 11, 2020
Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: Online

This series of six self-paced modules created by librarians at the St. George and Scarborough campuses will introduce students to foundational library skills that will help in many university research assignments. They can be completed in any order. Topics include:

    Module 1: Introduction to U of T Libraries - Learn the basics about the libraries Module 2: Start Your Research - Learn how to get started with your library research project Module 3: Select Your Sources - Learn how to find the best sources for your assignment Module 4: Search Tools - Learn how to find the best search tools for your assignment Module 5: Search Effectively - Learn how to search effectively Module 6: Evaluate Your Sources - Learn how to evaluate sources properly

Time commitment: 30 minutes per module

For CCR credit, complete all 6 modules, including the quizzes, and the reflection exercise linked within.

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