Register! But Don't Chope! Free Bite-Sized Library Workshops in Term 1


Bite-Sized Library Workshops are here again.  

Join librarians and other campus partners such as SSC, IITS, MWKLSWC, and Faculty from 23rd August to 24th September to learn more about research skills and database searching, working with data, writing persuasively and presenting confidently, workplace readiness tips and many other topics.

Sign up for your "bites" today!



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  • R Episode Series with Assoc Prof. Kam Tin Seong, SCIS
    Join Prof Kam in this 7-episode series of R workshops. No prior R programming experience is needed as long as you are willing to learn!
  • Demystifying Blockchain: From Bitcoin to New Economies with Assoc Prof. Zhu Feida, SCIS
    What is blockchain and how can it benefit our lives? We will show you the full story of blockchain in action, from cryptocurrency to enabling new economies.
  • Gentle Introduction: Data Analysis with Python
    No coding experience? Join this session designed for beginners to start your journey on data analysis with Python. Covers use of Jupyter notebooks.

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  • Key Presentation Skills with Justyn Olby, SSC
    Learn key elements of both verbal and non-verbal public communications. Explore and practice how to engage and interest your audience.
  • Use S.C.A.M to Fight Scams with James Yeo, IITS
    Don't become a victim of scams. Learn to protect ourselves through 4 steps: S.C.A.M. The session will share the types of scams proliferating now, how scammers target our emotions, the cases that have happened in SMU and how we better protect ourselves.
  • Study Skills & Stress Management with Wesley Sng, MWKLSWC
    How well am I doing in managing my stress and my study? In this workshop, SMU counsellor and librarian will explore ways to manage stress, review tips and tools for effective study.
  • Visual Literacy: Ways of Seeing with Art
    In a visual heavy digital landscape, we're inundated by more images that we've ever been. How do we go about reading, interpreting and making meaning of the things we see around us? And does how we read and interpret say more about us than the image? Come learn about semiotics and more through art!

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  • The University Matrix Series: Welcome to the Real World with Assoc Prof. Gordon Perchthold, LKCSB
    Your Uni has only been a simulation of reality… Fear of stepping into the real world? Meeting the expectations of your boss? Fear not! Join us in this practical workshop series, which will guide you to succeed in the real world of industry!
    Perfect for final years!
  • Research Skills for Entrepreneurs to Be
    Looking to start on your entrepreneurial journey? Join us to find out resources you can leverage from SMU Libraries and the Institute of Innovation & Entrepreneurship.

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  • How to Read and Write APA Citations
    Learn how to cite effectively in APA 7th edition by learning how to understand APA citations and how you can check the format with ease with these simple rules
  • Citation Metrics for Researchers 101
    Join this session to learn about citation metrics for researchers and their publications, such as h-index and FWCI. We will show how to get these metrics on library-subscribed sources and also from free sources.

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Visit the Bite-Sized Workshops website for registration and description of over 50 workshops.

Please note that workshops will be held online and links will be sent to you upon successful registration, so do sign up ahead!