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Workshops

Date: Tuesday, September 29, 2020
Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Online

For U of T students, faculty, and staff of all disciplines interested in learning more about researching companies and finding competitor information. Includes an overview of subscription databases and publicly available resources for company research.

You’ll learn how to:

  • Evaluate different types of company information and understand the differences between public and private companies
  • Find both direct and indirect competitor information
  • Practice finding company documents and reports

When: September 29, 2020, 12-1 p.m. EST
Location: Online via Zoom. Registrants will receive a link prior to the session start.
Instructor: Sean Forbes, Milt Harris Library, Rotman School of Management, sean.forbes@rotman.utoronto.ca

This workshop is part of the Entrepreneurship Research Co-Curricular Record as recognized by the University of Toronto. Students of all levels are eligible to participate in the CCR, and must provide their student number upon registration.

Date: Tuesday, September 29, 2020
Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: Online
Campus: UTM

Does your research require you to build an archive of Instagram data? In this workshop attendees will learn how to scrape Instagram posts with the Instagram-Scraper program in your command line interface without going through the tedious process of manually downloading posts. Attendees will also be guided through the process of cleaning up Instagram data once it’s downloaded. (This session is part of the UTM Library 501 program, but all UofT affiliated persons are welcome to attend).

Date: Wednesday, September 30, 2020
Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: Online
Campus: UTM

Should you do a systematic or a scoping review? What is the difference? How do you start?

After attending this session, you will be able to answer these questions – and more – making it easier to plan your knowledge synthesis project.

Learning outcomes:

  • distinguish between the features of, and workflows in, different types of knowledge syntheses;
  • apply research question and search building strategies such as PICO;
  • draft inclusion and exclusion criteria;
  • gain awareness of UofT’s new knowledge synthesis tool, Covidence.

(This session is part of the UTM Library 501 program, but all UofT affiliated persons are welcome to attend).

Date: Tuesday, October 6, 2020
Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: Online
Campus: UTM

Researcher identifiers are a simple and convenient way to ensure your work is searchable, properly cited, and can help you analyse your research impact.  In this workshop, learn about what researcher identifiers are, the benefits of having one, and how having one can impact your current and future research.   Attendees will also be guided through the process of signing up for an ORCiD account. (This session is part of the UTM Library 501 program, but all UofT affiliated persons are welcome to attend).

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