Maps, Geospatial Data & GIS

Welcome to Map & GIS Services
at the University of Toronto Map & Data Library!

We are home to a number of unique collections & services:

Geospatial Data

Maps & Atlases

Air Photos

GIS Software

Reference

Library Instruction

Keep up with GIS at U of T! Join the geodata-l listserv or follow our blog and Twitter accounts.

Date: Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: Gerstein Library
Campus: St. George (Downtown) Campus

Are you curious about PubMed & want to try it out? 

Life Hacks for PubMed

Date: Tuesday, March 28 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Location: Computer Lab, Gerstein Science Information Centre, 2 Floor

Presenter: Kaitlin Fuller, Gerstein Librarian

You'll learn: 

  • How to use the search details box to edit a search
  • How to find and use MeSH terms
  • How to combine MeSH and keywords using Boolean operators 
  • How to use truncation and filters (including clinical queries) 
  • Customization options available through MyNCBI

This workshop is called Life Hacks for PubMed because it will focus on search tools that will save you time.

Questions?

Send your questions to kaitlin.fuller@utoronto.ca

Date: Friday, March 31, 2017
Time: 11:10am - 12:00pm
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: Friday, March 31 11:10am - 12:00pm

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: Thursday, April 6, 2017
Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: Gerstein Library
Campus: St. George (Downtown) Campus

An overview of information to aid students in finding and preparing for jobs in start-ups, as well as developing strategies to research start-ups using online and subscription resources.

  • Identify jobs and types of work available in start-ups through research in traditional and non-traditional resources;
  • Search for and evaluate company information using websites, social media, subscription resources and other resources;
  • Build connections with people working start-ups based on the outcomes of their research.

Next session: April 6, 2017, 2-3 p.m.
Location: Gerstein Computer Lab
Instructors:
Holly Inglis, Public Services Librarian, Rotman Business Information Centre. holly.inglis@rotman.utoronto.ca
Diana Kudla Byers, Coordinator, Student Success Resources, Career Centre

This session is part of the Entrepreneurship Research Skills co-curricular record. To participate, please bring your TCard and have the instructor swipe it during the session.