Innis & U of T Libraries: Help with Online Teaching, Learning & Research

 

Support for Students | Support for Teaching | Support for Research | Information on COVID-19

 

 

Support for Students

 

At St. George | At UTM | At UTSC

 

 

Questions?

 

Contact the Innis College Librarian Kate Johnson with questions about Innis College, Innis First Year Seminars, Cinema Studies Institute or Writing & Rhetoric Program.

 

Contact Urban Studies Librarian Nich Worby for any questions about research help or accessing resources for Innis College’s Urban Studies Program.

 

Visit Innis College Library’s Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram for more updates & information!

 

 

 

Library Services & Resources 

 

Borrowing 

  • As of March 2020, there is no need to return your books at this time. All loans have been extended and no late fines charged. See Library COVID-19 Updates for the latest information on due dates.
  • Interlibrary Loan will continue for e-resources only. Due dates for print Interlibrary Loan items have been extended. See Library COVID-19 Updates for the latest information on due dates.

 

 

Curbside Pickup Service  

  • Select materials can be borrowed from various UofT Libraries (including books, film, etc.). There is no intercampus delivery at this time so materials must be picked up on their respective campuses or library locations. Learn more about UTL Curbside Pickup Service.
  • Innis College Library is providing retrieval service for items from our Stacks Location and Writing & Rhetoric Collection. Users will be notified when the item are available for pickup at Robarts Library.
  • Borrowing from our PhD Collection is restricted to Cinema Studies Institute’s PhD Candidates.
  • Please contact the College Librarian katej.johnson @ utoronto.ca with any questions about access

 

 

Get Research Help

  • Contact College Librarian Kate Johnson with questions or to book an online research meeting   via video conference. Kate is the Liaison Librarian for Innis One, Writing & Rhetoric and Cinema Studies, but she can connect you with the resources or people to best support your research for any subject.
  • Learn about UofT Libraries NEW LibrarySearch platform:
    • UofT Libraries has a new search interface as of Feb 16th, 2021.
    • Learn more with these LibrarySearch FAQs or the more in-depth LibrarySearch Tips Guide.
    • Contact the Innis College Librarian if you encounter access issues
  • Want to chat online in real time? Use Ask Chat with a Librarian (virtual chat service) remains open during this time. Library staff are available to help you with library-related questions and research right away.
  • Develop your search skills by watching U of T Libraries’ ‘How To…’ (in one minute or less) YouTube playlist includes tips and tricks for finding and accessing e-books and e-journal articles.
  • Need help collecting citations from online databases, managing and organizing your sources, or creating bibliographies in well-known citation styles? Try using citation management software!

 

 

Research Guides

 

 

Assignment Planner

  • The Assignment Planner is a tool helps you break down your assignment or project into manageable steps.
  • If you log in and supply an email address, it will also email you a reminder one week before the assignment is due.

 

 

Old Exam Repository

  • The Old Exam Repository is online resource that provides you with an idea of what may be on your finals. Your UTORid and password are needed to log in (answers are not included!).

 

 

 

Online Entertainment & Diversions 

 

  • Check out Audio Cine Films or Criterion on Demand to access thousands of feature films. It’s like Netflix, but free with your UTORID! There are recently added films from various studios that you can stream from wherever you are.
  • Take a look at other online video resources from the Media Commons that can be streamed online, like Medici TV, with classical music videos including opera, ballet, and symphonies.
  • There are also Open Access Online Film Collections that are freely available online.

 

 

 

Covid-19 Information from the University 

 

 

 

 

Support for Teaching

 

At St. George | At UTM | At UTSC

 

 

Innis College Library and UofT Libraries provides a variety of online services to support remote instruction.

 

 

Questions?

 

Contact the College Librarian Kate Johnson for help with research, resources, or information literacy instruction for Innis College, Innis First Year Seminars, Cinema Studies Institute, or Writing & Rhetoric Program

 

Contact Urban Studies Librarian Nich Worby for help with Urban Studies research, resources, or information literacy instruction.

 

 

 

Course materials:

 

 

Curbside Pickup Service  

  • Select materials can be borrowed from various UofT Libraries (including books, film, etc.). There is no intercampus delivery at this time so materials must be picked up on their respective campuses or library locations. Learn more about UTL Curbside Pickup Service.
  • Innis College Library is providing retrieval service for items from our Stacks Location and Writing & Rhetoric Collection. Users will be notified when the item are available for pickup at Robarts Library.
  • Borrowing from our PhD Collection is restricted to Cinema Studies Institute’s PhD Candidates.
  • Please contact the College Librarian katej.johnson @ utoronto.ca with any questions about access

 

 

Course Readings 

  • UTL Syllabus Service provides assistance If you need course readings, ebooks or digitized copies of printed materials for your students and helps with purchasing, digitizing and negotiating permissions with publishers
  • Support of textbooks remains a challenge for libraries in online environment. Syllabus Service is working with instructors to explore and identify viable textbook alternatives.
  • Interlibrary Loan will continue for e-resources only.
  • Contact the College Librarian Kate Johnson if you would like support in identifying eResources for your course readings.

 

 

Streaming Film and Media 

 

 

 

Research Guides:

 

 

 

 

Research skills / Information literacy Instruction:

 

 

 

 

Research consultations for your Students:

 

 

 

 

Support for your Online Instruction:

 

 

 

Support for UofT Researchers

 

Support for UofT Researchers: at St. George | at UTM | at UTS 

 

 

Questions?

 

 

Contact the Innis College Librarian Kate Johnson with questions about Innis College, Innis First Year Seminars, Cinema Studies Institute or Writing & Rhetoric Program.

 

Contact Urban Studies Librarian Nich Worby for any questions about research help or accessing resources for Innis College’s Urban Studies Program.

 

 

 

Find Online Research Materials & Manage Sources:

 

Access to eResources

  • While U of T library buildings are closed, we can provide access to many digital materials to support UofT researchers, including eBooksonline journal article databasesprimary source databases, and streaming videos.
  • Looking for books and articles not at U of T or held in closed libraries? Try placing an InterLibrary Loan request. UofT Libraries expert staff will try to find an electronic copy for you, if one exists. Some publishers are also providing expanded access to their e-resources during this time, which may include books, journals, primary sources and multi-media collections.

 

 

Get Research Help

 

 

Develop New Research Skills

  • Investigate how Research Data Management (services, strategies, and tools) to keep your data organized and help you address potential granting or publishing requirements.
  • Explore Data Analysis Software through online tutorials or consultations with UofT’s Map & Data Library. Learn more about data visualization and data analysis tools (e.g., NVivo). U of T researchers, faculty and students can now get a copy of NVivo for free.

 

 

 

 

Increase Research Visibility & Comply with OA Funding Requirements:

 

Deposit your Papers into TSpace

  • Depositing your research in TSpace, U of T’s institutional repository, is one way to publish Open Access and comply with funding requirements, including the Tri-Agency Open Access Policy.
  • Visit the First Time Users page or Help and FAQs to learn more.

 

 

Learn about Open Access (OA) support from University of Toronto Libraries

 

 

Measure your Research Impact & Manage Researcher Identity

 

 

 

Information on COVID-19

 

 

 

Visit Innis College Library’s Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram for more updates & information!