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.


Instructor Led Computer Courses

We offer instructor led Computer course at 256 McCaul Street, Room 109 three times a year covering 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
Computer Course Calendar

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

Quercus Training
Quercus is the University of Toronto’s new academic technology toolbox, powered by Canvas. Quercus offers an advanced content design, a variety of student communication tools, easy-to-use course administration features, and mobile applications for access to course information from a phone or tablet. To learn more please visit
Online training, self-paced videos are available on the Quercus Support resources site:  Contact your Divisional Support representative for more information about training and workshops:

Free Online resources

There are free online tutorials on the web that can help you learn any software for free in 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

Getting Started in Office 2010.

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

Effective Meetings website

Tip Sheet 12 - Minute-Taking Tips and Techniques

Tips for Writing Meeting Minutes

App to help with minute taking

5 best minute taking software