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Date: Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Time: 1:10pm - 2:00pm
Location: Gerstein Library
Campus: St. George (Downtown) Campus

Learn how to safely operate the Makerbot Replicator 2 3D printers. You must complete this safety training session before you can use our 3D printers.

3D Printing Safety Training

Date: Tuesday, April 24th 1:10pm - 2:00pm

Location: MADLab, Gerstein Science Information Centre, 1 Below, room B112

Presenters: Erica Lenton, Gerstein Librarian & Mike Spears, MADLab Manager

What's Covered: 

- overview of 3D Printing @ Gerstein + MADLab policies & guidelines for use

- instructions for safe & effective use of the 3D printers

- how to prepare a 3D design file for printing 

- basic design principles

Questions?

Send your questions to gerstein.3Dprinting@utoronto.ca or visit our website at: http://guides.library.utoronto.ca/3dprinting

Date: Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Time: 1:10pm - 2:00pm
Location: Gerstein Library
Campus: St. George (Downtown) Campus

This orientation session covers the basics of how to use Gerstein’s HTC Vive studio,  Google Cardboard, and 360 camera.

Virtual Reality Equipment Orientation

Date: Tuesday, May 1st 1:10pm - 2:00pm

Location: MADLab, Gerstein Science Information Centre, 1 Below, room B112

Presenters: Mike Spears, MADLab Manager

What's Covered: 

  • How to experience VR on your phone with Google Cardboard (available from Gerstein on short-term loan)
  • How to create and share VR photos and movies with the Ricoh Theta S 360 camera (available from Gerstein on short-term loan)
  • How to set up and use the HTC Vive studio at Gerstein
  • A chance to try Google Blocks - create 3D sculptures on models in virtual space!
  • A short overview of the tools you can use to create your own VR apps 

Questions?

Send your questions to gerstein.3Dprinting@utoronto.ca or visit our website at: http://guides.library.utoronto.ca/virtualreality

Date: Monday, May 14, 2018
Time: 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Presenter: Michelle Spence
Location: Gerstein Library
Campus: St. George (Downtown) Campus
Find out what makes your technology unique and who else holds patents in your space. This basic DIY patent searching course includes an introduction to open web databases for patent searching, an overview of classification systems, and examples of prior art searches.
You will learn:
  • How to read a patent document quickly and efficiently
  • The advantages and limitations of various online patent resources
  • Strategies to build effective searches using keywords and classifications

 

When: Monday, May 14, 2018, 12-2 p.m.

Where: Instruction Lab, 2nd floor, Gerstein Science Information Centre, 9 King's College Circle

Instructor: Michelle Spence, Reference and Instruction Librarian, Engineering and Computer Science Library, michelle.spence@utoronto.ca

 

This session is part of the Entrepreneurship Research Skills co-curricular record. To participate, bring your T-Card and register at the beginning of the session.

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