Get help from the UTM Library for your online teaching, learning and research

While U of T library buildings are closed, we continue to provide access to many online resources and digital materials to support your instruction, learning and research.
Resource / service Description
# Access for Sessional Instructors

If you are teaching next term and haven’t received your U of T credentials yet, we can give you early access to Library collections. Please email us: we will make sure you have the resources you need to plan your courses!

# Bibliographic Management Apps

Collect, manage, and sync your references using dedicated cross-platform software like EndNote, RefWorks, and Zotero. You can generate bibliographies in whatever citation style you want and easily share your research.

# Citation Style Help

Visit this guide to learn the basics of references, citations, and best practices to properly use sources in your research. 
 

# Copyright & Author Rights

Learn about copyright basics, author rights, Creative Commons licenses, and more to use the work of others in your teaching and research; you can also negotiate your rights with publishers and increase the reach of impact of your publications. For more assistance with copyright, please contact Yayo Umetsubo, Scholarly Communications and Liaison Librarian

# Course Reserves and Syllabus Service

The Course Reserves and Syllabus Service makes online, print, and media resources available to students to support the curriculum.

The UTM Library will:

  • Review your reading list for copyright fair dealing provisions
  • Enhance your syllabus with stable links to licensed and open access online resources
  • Scan materials and create accessible files for posting on Quercus or similar password-protected course management systems
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# Data and Information Visualization

Visualizing information and data is a key aspect when presenting research, especially to lay audiences. Learn how to use software like Excel, NVivo, and Tableau, or get started by downloading software remotely. For assistance or online training with these resources, please contact Andrew Nicholson, Coordinator of GIS & Data Services. 
 

# Data Discovery

Researchers affiliated with U of T have online access to Statistics Canada data products, both through survey microdata (PUMF) via odesi and database products such as Statista and SimplyAnalytics. For assistance locating local and international open data, and qualitative or quantitative data needed for your teaching, please contact Andrew Nicholson, Coordinator of GIS & Data Services.

# Digital Editions and Exhibits

The DSU has content management systems for faculty to create digital exhibits, editions, and a range of scholarship not supported by current scholarly publishing venues. The DSU can provide consultations on how to incorporate these publishing options in your course curriculum and knowledge mobilisation activities.

# Digital Scholarship

We create and use digital methods, theories, and tools and help you incorporate them into your teaching curriculum and research projects. 

The Digital Scholarship Unit will help you: 

Visit us to learn more about the resources we offer, or contact the team to discuss your needs further.