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Workshops

Date: Friday, September 20, 2019
Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Gerstein Library

Orientation to campus resources for students with startups or interested in startups, including accelerators, courses and programs, library resources, commercialization, funding opportunities, and other campus resources.

You will leave with:

  • knowledge of how the university supports student and faculty startups through space, training, and mentorship
  • an understanding of campus accelerators, pitch competitions, and funding opportunities
  • additional library workshops available to further support and boost your entrepreneurship journey
  • a guide of where to go to find more information at U of T, around Toronto, and the broader startup ecosystem

When: Friday, September 20, 12-1 p.m.
Location: MADLab, 1 Below, Gerstein Science Information Centre
Instructor: Carey Toane, Entrepreneurship Librarian, Gerstein Science Information Centre (carey.toane@utoronto.ca)

This session is part of the Entrepreneurship Research Skills co-curricular record. You must swipe your TCard and attend the full session to receive credit for this session. For more information about setting up your CCR, please visit the CLNX website.

Please note: If you cannot attend a workshop, and fail to withdraw 48+ hours in advance, thereby preventing others on the waitlist from filling in your spot, your library account will be charged $10 per missed workshop.

Date: Thursday, September 19, 2019
Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: OISE Library

Understanding how to find and access scholarly information is an important piece of graduate-level research. Join an OISE librarian to learn how to effectively search the University of Toronto’s extensive library collection, including: 
  • Creating a search strategy;
  • Accessing databases, journal articles, books, and more through the library website; &
  • Gaining knowledge of available library resources and services.

Note: This session will focus on searching for resources in the field of education.

Location: OISE Education Commons, 3rd Floor, Lab 6

Please contact Emily Hector (emily.hector@utoronto.ca) with any questions or accessibility concerns.

Date: Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm
Location: Map & Data Library

Learn to create simple charts and graphs, basic calculations, and pivot tables using Microsoft Excel. This workshop also includes an introduction to macros.

Note that this workshop will be for Windows only.

Prerequisite: You must be comfortable using a computer and navigating desktop programs on your own. This workshop is best suited to students who are familiar with other Microsoft Office software such as Microsoft Word.

Location: Robarts Library, 5th Floor, Room 5-053. Map & Data Library Computer Lab

Date: Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: Map & Data Library

Participants will learn the basics of this online mapping and GIS in a web platform.  Topics covered will include: Geocoding, Symbology, Scale Dependencies, Map Labeling, Popup Management, etc.

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