ODLC Resource Centre offers many training opportunities for staff at UofT including free tutorials/training in various software. See Free resources listed at the end of the page.


Free In-lab computer training @ Resource Centre. 9-4:30pm (Lab closed 1-2pm)

Cost: Free
Time: 2-4 hours depending on modules
Contact: Email Luke Pereira to schedule an appointment.
Catalogue from

  • Word 2010 & 2013
  • Excel 2010 & 2013
  • PowerPoint 2010 & 2013
  • Outlook 2010
  • Windows 7 Basic & Advanced
  • Access 2010 & 2013
  • Adobe Suite cs5 and cs6
  • Project 2010 & 2013
  • Visio
  • Sharepoint

A host of other software is available. Please inquire whats available.

Instructor Led Computer Courses

We offer instructor led Computer course at 256 McCaul Street, Room 109 three times a year. They cover a range of Software. See past listings of what was offered.

Cost: from $25 - $90 for different courses
2 hrs to 6 hrs per class

UofT In house training

There are many in house programs and software at UofT. There are free training resources to help you get up and started.

Cost: free
2 hrs to 6 hrs per class

  • Microsoft IT Academy Training
  • First AID, OHS training
  • CMS Training
    Learn how to edit your department websites using CMS.(Content Management System)
  • ROSI (Repository of Student Information)
    If you are a current U of T employee AND your job requires you to use ROSI, then you may request to book a self-study session.
  • Portal Training (Blackboard)
    CTSI is responsible for the administration, support and training (on the St. George campus) for Blackboard, the University of Toronto's online learning management system.
  • AMS (Administrative Management System)
    Courses for AMS are hosted on the ODLC website

Outlook 2010 Training Manual
ODLC has developed a manual for Outlook 2010. Please click here to download.

Free Online software resources

There are free online tutorials on the web that can help you learn any software for free at your spare time.

Cost: Free
no limit

  1. Free Microsoft Tutorials by
  2. Excel Exposure video training
  3. MS Office Training by Microsoft
  4. Dreamweaver Training videos
  5. Adobe Training by Adobe
  6. Menu and toolbar commands Office 2010
  7. Wordpress Training
Windows 8 Tutorial

Getting Started in Office 2010.

  1. EXCEL 2010
  2. OUTLOOK 2010
  3. POWERPOINT 2010
  4. PUBLISHER 2010
  6. MS PROJECT 2010
Minute taking tutorials

How to write minutes tips

Effective Meetings website

Tips for Writing Meeting Minutes

Minute Taking pdf tip sheet 1

App to help with minute taking

5 best minute taking software