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Faculty Development Week - Day 4

Library Virtual Instruction

Library Virtual Instruction
Creators: Katie Merriman, Michael Myers, Nazi Torabi
Type: Video

Description: Library Services has made significant progress in creating successful virtual learning environments for Unity Health Toronto staff, learners, and physicians. This video overviews Library Services’ instructional committee’s transitional experience from pre to post COVID-19 and the tools they’ve used to enhance virtual learning experiences.

Library Virtual Instruction - Jam Board

Library Virtual Instruction - Jam Board
Creator: Nazi Torabi
Type: Video

Description: Here you can view a summary of how to operate the JamBoard virtual engagement application.

Library Virtual Instruction - Loom

Library Virtual Instruction - Loom
Creator: Michael Myers
Type: Video

Description: Here you can view a summary of how to operate the Loom virtual engagement application.

Library Virtual Instruction - Padlet

Library Virtual Instruction - Padlet 
Creator: Katie Merriman
Type: Video 

Description: Here you can view a summary of how to operate the Padlet virtual engagement application.

Library Virtual Instruction - Visme

Library Virtual Instruction - Visme
Creator: Michael Myers
Type: Video

Description: Here you can view a summary of how to operate the Visme virtual engagement application.

Katie Merriman (She/Her)

Katie Merriman has worked as an information specialist with Unity Health Toronto for two years. She graduated from the University of Toronto’s ISchool In 2019. Her work with Library Services has specialized in Library marketing and outreach, including the Library’s monthly newsletter, Nursing Rounds, and chairing Library Services Marketing Committee. Katie has a passion for instruction and greatly looks forward to teaching opportunities.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Michael Myers (He/Him)

Michael Myers is an Information Specialist at Unity Health Toronto, and manages the electronic resources, systems, and web properties of Unity Health Toronto Library Services. Michael is a graduate of the Master of Library Information Sciences from Western University and a graduate of the Library and Information Technology program at Seneca College. In addition to his work with electronic resource management, Michael is also the chair of the Instructional Committee at Unity Health Toronto Library Services. 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nazi Torabi (She/Her)

Naz Torabi is an Information Specialist at Unity Health Toronto since 2017, supporting biomedical research, evidence-based decision-making, and health professions education. Before joining the library services at Unity Health Toronto, she was a librarian at McGill University, where she was also an Associate Member of the Institute of Health Sciences Education (IHSE) and served as a member of an Undergraduate Medical Education Subcommittee. She has extensive experience supporting knowledge syntheses projects in health professions education.