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Date: Monday, March 1, 2021
Time: 1:30pm - 3:30pm
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 undergraduates, graduates, and doctoral students are all welcome

WHEN:  Mon Mar 1, 1:30PM-3:30PM

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]

Hosted by: Gerstein Science Information Centre

The breakdown for the writing session is as follows:

1:15-1:30: Log in to Zoom

1:30:  Intros & writing goals for the session

1:35: start writing (30mins)

2:05: break!

2:10: resume writing (30mins)

2:40: break!

2:45: resume writing (30mins)

3:15: break & social

3:30: end

Date: Monday, March 1, 2021
Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: Online
Campus: UTM

This session is focused on the existing resources for writing, publishing, finding, obtaining and using theses produced nationally and internationally for your research. The focus is primarily on the humanities, although several generic theses resources include humanities, social sciences and the sciences. Resources at the University of Toronto, in addition, to other resources in Canada, United States and Europe will be reviewed.

Date: Monday, March 1, 2021
Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Online
Campus: UTSC

This session will occur online and is facilitated by the University of Toronto Scarborough Campus Makerspace. It is part of the library's Maker Monday Series.


  • Adriana Sgro, Library Technician Reference & Makerspace Assistant | User Services, University of Toronto Scarborough Library

An overview of a free 3D design program. Tinkercad is a powerful, yet great for beginners.

At the end of the workshop, you will be able to make a basic 3D shape in Tinkercad and be able to export it.



Date: Wednesday, March 3, 2021
Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: Online, UTSC Library
Campus: UTSC

In the spirit of Open Education Week, we’re walking you through openly licensed and freely available images, text, and media materials that are available for your classroom and projects. 

Open Educational Resources (OER) are free and open resources that support our collective education and wellbeing. Interested in learning how to make your educational resources open, but aren’t sure where to start? Interested in integrating open content into your teaching practice? Come to our build-a-longs during Open Education Week to take in open education showcases, and receive customized support on every step of the OER development and publication process.

Drop-in anytime to join us and celebrate what freely available educational resources can do!

When: March 3: 1-4 p.m. & March 5: 9-12 p.m. A detailed event schedule is provided below.

Where: Zoom link will be provided to registered participants closer to the date

Note: This event is open to the public.

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