Library Online Workshops: September 2020

Pitching through storytelling

Date: Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020
Time: 1 p.m. – 2 p.m.

This interactive workshop highlights tools for building and telling your pitch as a story. Storytelling helps speakers engage and connect with an audience, as well organize the information and research. This workshop will help you consider what type of story you would like to tell, how to tweak your story for different audiences, and how to find and fill gaps in your story using tools from the Library.

This workshop is designed for students who have an interest in presenting their businesses, inventions, creative ideas, ventures, or other products or activities to a group: potential investors, contributors, collaborators, or others.

Instructor: Reece Steinberg

* All members of the Ryerson community are welcome.

** Please have your my.ryerson login info available so you can access the Library collection during this workshop.


3 great reasons to use the Ryerson Library

Date:  September 16 

Time: 11 a.m. – 12  p.m.

Welcome to the Ryerson Library!  We know that this year will be a different university experience than what you were expecting, but we want you to know that Ryerson Librarians are here for you and we will do all we can to help make your academic experience a successful one. In this workshop we will provide you with three great reasons to use the Ryerson Library through its virtual services. We will also show you the Library’s extensive collection of online resources, tools you can use for your course assignments and provide tips on how to use them effectively. Come meet some of your librarians and learn about all the ways we can all help you throughout the coming year.


Hints and Tips for Passing the Canadian Basic/Advance Operation Drone Pilot Exams

Date: September 22, 2020
Time: 11 a.m – Noon

This workshop is designed to help interested researchers with assistance for preparing for the Basic or Advance Operation Drone Pilot Exam. This is not a course, but rather a guide on where to obtain some of the materials for the exam, with strategies and how to prepare.

Library Instructor: Jimmy Tran

This session is open to the Ryerson Community


Pitching through storytelling

Date: Wednesday, Sept. 23
Time: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m

This  interactive workshop highlights tools for building and telling your pitch as a story. Storytelling helps speakers engage and connect with an audience, as well as organize the information and research. This workshop will help you consider what type of story you would like to tell, how to tweak your story for different audiences, and how to find and fill gaps in your story using tools from the Library.

Designed for students who have an interest in presenting their businesses, inventions, creative ideas, ventures, or other products or activities to a group: potential investors, contributors, collaborators, or others.

Library instructor: Reece Steinberg

* All members of the Ryerson community are welcome.

** Please have your my.ryerson login info available so you can access the Library collection during this workshop.


Navigating the Library’s e-Resources

Date: September 24

Time: 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Learn how to use the Library’s extensive collection of electronic databases to find the best and most relevant and scholarly information available. This is the type of information your professors want you to use in your assignments and essays. The Library’s Search Everything function will also be demonstrated and the differences between information retrieved through Google and the Library’s scholarly sources of information will  be discussed. This workshop will be offered through Zoom.  A link to the session will be sent to you before the workshop.  Please check your email.


3 great reasons to use the Ryerson Library

Date:  September 23

Time: 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Welcome to the Ryerson Library!  We know that this year will be a different university experience than what you were expecting, but we want you to know that Ryerson Librarians are here for you and we will do all we can to help make your academic experience a successful one. In this workshop we will provide you with three great reasons to use the Ryerson Library through its virtual services. We will also show you the Library’s extensive collection of online resources, tools you can use for your course assignments and provide tips on how to use them effectively. Come meet some of your librarians and learn about all the ways we can all help you throughout the coming year.


Project management for graduate student research design 

Date: September 30, 2020 
Time: 1 p.m. – 2 p.m.

Working on small or large-scale projects, and have no idea how to start? Work with Tanya Pobuda, a fellow graduate student who is also a Project Management Institute-certified Project Management Professional (PMP), to learn some of the basic principles of project management to help you supercharge your productivity and get stuff done.

Instructor: Tanya Pobuda

This session is open to the Ryerson community, but primarily intended for graduate students. Space is limited.

Past Online Workshops