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Workshops

Date: Thursday, July 19, 2018
Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Presenter: Vincci Lui, Gerstein Science Information Centre
Location: Gerstein Library
Campus: St. George (Downtown) Campus

Do you already use EndNote, but wonder how this citation management program can help simplify your research workflow?

In this advanced, hands-on workshop, you will learn additional techniques for using EndNote X8 Desktop to manage your references throughout your systematic or scoping review. You will have the chance to practice methods designed to improve the effective use of EndNote while maintaining the rigour required for your review. 

Date: Thursday, July 19, 1-3pm

Location: Gerstein Science Information Centre Instruction Lab, 2nd Floor

Presenter: Vincci Lui, Gerstein Health Science Librarian

 

Who can register?: Open to all current U of T students, faculty, or staff.


EndNote Level II: Advanced Techniques for Systematic Reviews 

This course is designed for:

  • Students and researchers in the health sciences in the process of conducting or planning a systematic or scoping review
  • Current users of EndNote Desktop looking to engage with its more advanced functions

Note:

  • This workshop does NOT cover introductory material on EndNote Desktop or EndNote Basic (the online version).
  • Before taking this workshop, it is expected that you are already familiar with the basic functions of Endnote Desktop, including the following:
    • direct exporting references from databases
    • creating libraries
    • exporting bibliographies
    • using EndNote’s Cite While You Write tool in Word
  • If you are not already familiar with these functions, then we strongly recommend taking Endnote Level I: Introduction for Beginners. 

What’s covered in this advanced workshop:

  • Batch export results from various databases, such as Ovid (e.g. Medline) & EBSCO (e.g. CINAHL) databases
  • Improve the sensitivity of the deduplication feature
  • Best practices for creating and sharing groups/libraries with your supervisor/research team
  • Annotate records to track databases searched
  • Add custom fields to add reviewer’s comments
  • Export a bibliography with abstracts to enable title/abstract screening
  • Use EndNote to locate full-text articles of included articles
  • Best practices for managing, sharing, and transferring long documents in Word
  • Prepare for publication by inserting figures, using manuscript templates, customizing a citation style, and creating journal abbreviation term lists

What’s required – technical specifications:

 

  • This session will use EndNote X8 Desktop, and will be demonstrated on a PC. 
  • Mac users are welcome to bring their own laptops, but all demonstrations will be performed on a PC, using the Firefox browser.  To download Firefox: https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox 

About the presenter:

Vincci Lui, MISt, is the public health librarian with the Gerstein Science Information Centre. Prior to working at the University of Toronto, she worked as an academic librarian for nutrition and food sciences at McGill University.  Over the years, she has been involved in a number of scoping reviews, and provides training on expert database searching and citation management (EndNote and RefWorks).

Date: Tuesday, July 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, July 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: Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Presenter: CB Insights
Campus: St. George (Downtown) Campus

This webinar is a high-level overview of the CB Insights database.

CB Insights is a global market intelligence platform that analyzes data on venture capital, startups, patents, partnerships, news, and more. CB Insights features data visualization tools, query capabilities, and a research portal managed by CB Insights' in-house Intelligence Unit.

When: Wed July 25, 2018, 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
Location: via Webinar - webinar link will be sent out 48 hours prior to the workshop
Instructor: Adrienne Lewis, CB Insights Customer Success Manager

Access to CB Insights through the University of Toronto Libraries requires you to create an account. If you haven't already created one, please create your U of T CB Insights account.

If you have any questions regarding this workshop, please contact Christina Kim, Entrepreneurship Librarian, csy.kim@utoronto.ca

Note: This workshop is free and registration is required. Webinar link and details will be sent to registrants 48 hours prior to the workshop.

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