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Workshops

Date: Tuesday, June 22, 2021
Time: 9:30am - 11:30am
Presenter: David Kwasny & Chad Crichton
Location: Online
Campus: UTSC

This session will occur online and is facilitated by the University of Toronto Scarborough Library. It is part of the library's Digital Tools Series: 4 workshops( Podcasting with Audacity, Intro to OBS, Advanced OBS, and Intro to ArcGIS Online)

In this workshop, it will expect you have taken Intro to OBS Studio and will build on that experience. Providing methods of using remote cameras and screen sharing using OBS Ninja, methods of producing live captioning, managing sound, and using the automatic scene switcher.

Please, install OBS Studio prior to the workshop.

Facilitators:          

  • David Kwasny, Digital Projects & Technologies Librarian, University of Toronto Scarborough Library
  • Chad Crichton, Liaision Librarian, University of Toronto Scarborough Library

Date: Wednesday, June 23, 2021
Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: Online

Having trouble with finding the time and motivation to write? Shut Up and Write is a chance for academic writers within the UofT community to write productively in a communal setting.

The sessions will follow the Pomodoro technique where there will be a sequence of short sprints of writing with a few breaks in between.

Bring your work (laptop or paper) and we'll help you with your productivity!

WHO: Current U of T undergraduate/graduate students, faculty, and staff are all welcome

WHEN: Wed June 23, 1PM-3PM

WHERE: via BbCollaborate - webinar link will be emailed separately to registrants

HOW: Registration is required (click button below)

There is no cost for attending. Please sign in 10-15 mins early to ensure a smooth start to the session.

Questions? Email kieran.mcgarry[at]mail.utoronto.ca

Hosted by: Gerstein Science Information Centre


The breakdown for the writing session is as follows:

12:45-1:00: Log in to BbCollaborate

1:00:  Intros & writing goals for the session

1:05: start writing (30mins)

1:35: break!

1:40: resume writing (30mins)

2:10: break!

2:15: resume writing (30mins)

2:45: break & social

3:00: end

Date: Wednesday, June 30, 2021
Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: Online

Having trouble with finding the time and motivation to write? Shut Up and Write is a chance for academic writers within the UofT community to write productively in a communal setting.

The sessions will follow the Pomodoro technique where there will be a sequence of short sprints of writing with a few breaks in between.

Bring your work (laptop or paper) and we'll help you with your productivity!

WHO: Current U of T undergraduate/graduate students, faculty, and staff are all welcome

WHEN: Wed June 30, 1PM-3PM

WHERE: via BbCollaborate - webinar link will be emailed separately to registrants

HOW: Registration is required (click button below)

There is no cost for attending. Please sign in 10-15 mins early to ensure a smooth start to the session.

Questions? Email kieran.mcgarry[at]mail.utoronto.ca

Hosted by: Gerstein Science Information Centre


The breakdown for the writing session is as follows:

12:45-1:00: Log in to BbCollaborate

1:00:  Intros & writing goals for the session

1:05: start writing (30mins)

1:35: break!

1:40: resume writing (30mins)

2:10: break!

2:15: resume writing (30mins)

2:45: break & social

3:00: end

Date: Monday, June 28, 2021
Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Presenter: Map & Data Library
Location: Online

Are you interested in analyzing large bodies of texts, or teaching text analysis in your class? Join us to learn about Constellate, a new tool for text analysis. Constellate provides tools for building a large dataset, using items from JSTOR and other collections, cleaning it, analyzing it using a range of tools, and visualizing the results. For advanced users, or those wishing to learn Python, the platform also offers customizable Python scripts along with hands-on tutorials. This session will introduce users to Constellate, show how to create a dataset and visualizations, and then will touch on some of the advanced options.

For more information about Constellate, including instructions on how to access it with full access, see our guide to Constellate.

A link to join the event online will be sent to registrants.

This talk is part of Snacking on Bits and Bytes: Learning on all things Data, an online webinar series hosted by the Map & Data Library that features presentations and demonstrations on data-related topics and tools, such as web archives, visualization, GIS and statistics. See the full schedule and descriptions of sessions to learn more.

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