Bite-Sized Library Workshops are here again, and this time, virtually!
Join the Librarians and other campus partners such as, CEC, IITS, ODOS, OLGA, and Faculty from 24 August to 22 September to learn more about working with data, writing persuasively, digital literacy, research skills and many other topics!
- Researching with Google & Wikipedia
What's wrong with using Wikipedia and Google for research? Can we use it? How do we optimise these research tools?
- Mapping Your Literature Review
Go beyond keyword searching! Find review papers on your topic to kick start your research and find further related papers using citation mapping techniques. Discover the unexpected connections between papers in your lit review.
- Research Skills for Entrepreneurs to Be
What do you need to know before you start your entrepreneurship adventure?
DATABASES: WHICH DO I USE?
- Charting for Bloomberg and EIKON
Learn how to do basic charts in Bloomberg and how to use screeners in EIKON.
- Economic Data & Statistics
Learn where you can find key statistics on the economy for a variety of countries, including Singapore.
- EMIS and FITCH CONNECT
Join us to find industry and company data, industry benchmark indicators, statistics, country risk/reward indexes, credit ratings, M&A deals and more.
WRITE IT WELL
- 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!
- Arguing Your Case With Justyn Olby, CEC
Learn the fundamental concepts of putting a persuasive argument and persuade your readers.
- Avoiding Plagiarism Through APA
APA Citations and referencing pains? You will learn how to create your Reference List!
Working with Data & Metrics
- Introduction to GIS with QGIS With Assoc Prof. Kam Tin Seong, SIS
Learn more about Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and its applications for work and play.
- Data-Driven Technology-Enabled Business Innovation: From Research to Practice With Assoc Prof. Zhu Feida, SIS
In an age where “data” is the new oil, how exactly could big data and data technologies drive business innovations? Hear about some of the state-of-the-art applications and the underlying research foundations.
- Introduction to Research Data Management
Learn best practices to manage your research data, as well as common mistakes to avoid when organizing data in spreadsheets. Good research habits go a long way!
Present with Pizzazz & other enrichment tips
- Key Presentation Skills With Justyn Olby, CEC
Learn key elements of both verbal and non-verbal public communications. Explore and practice how to engage and interest your audience.
- What Makes a Good Infographic?
Learn basic infographics tips and the importance of good visual storytelling.
- Art@SMU: Want to Know More?
Saw the weird and wonderful in the library and on campus? Want to learn more about Art appreciation? Come listen as we introduce you to selected pieces by local and regional artists and don’t need to be arty-farty!
CITATION MANAGEMENT SUITE
- Zotero - Need to get organized fast?
Learn how to use Zotero to collect and manage your references and PDFs, insert in-text citations into a Word document and format your bibliographies automatically.
Digital Literacy Skills
- OMG! I'm hit! With Tang Ai Chee, IITS
Victim or Survivor? What do you do in a cyber-attack, fall victim to phishing or simply lose your hand phone? Join us to hear real stories and learn how to protect yourself and recover while in school or at play.
Visit the Bite-Sized Workshops website for registration and description of over 40 workshops.
Please note that all workshops will be held online and link will be sent to all participants prior to each workshop, so do sign up ahead.