Register! But Don't Chope! Free Bite-Sized Library Workshops in Term 2 AY2022-23

Register for Bite-Sized Library Workshops!

The Bite-Sized Library Workshops are here again!

Join librarians and other campus partners such as SSC and Faculty from 16 January to 17 February to learn more about research skills, database searching, working with data, writing persuasively and presenting confidently, holistic development tips and many other topics.

Sign up for your "bites" today!


Arguing Your Case with Justyn Olby, SSC
Learn the fundamental concepts of putting a persuasive argument and persuade your readers.

R Episode Series with Assoc Prof. Kam Tin Seong, SCIS
Join Prof Kam in this 9-episode series of R workshops. No prior R programming experience is needed as long as you are willing to learn!

Contemporary Art from Southeast Asia: SMU Art Collection with Kamiliah Bahdar, Curator, Art Collections
Do you know our campus houses a diverse and lively collection of contemporary art from Southeast Asia? Take a tour through the SMU Art Collection and hear about the artists, the artworks, and the history of SMU.

Python 101 Series with Bella Ratmelia, Librarian, Data Services
Join Bella in this Python 101 series where you will learn the basics of Python programming, various data types, and how to use DataFrame to work with data! You are welcome regardless of your experience with Python, but please note that this series is aimed at Python novices.

[NEW] Scholarly Literature Review Series with Aaron Tay, Lead, Data Services and Sumita Govindan, Research Librarian, Business
Learn how to properly construct an advanced Boolean search for use in databases like Scopus or Web of Science to get exactly what you need. Discover the unexpected connections between papers in your lit review using the latest tools like ConnectedPapers, ResearchRabbit, Scite, Elicit and more. Great for students on Capstone Projects, postgraduates, and faculty!

[NEW] Cite Like Lightning. Use Zotero. with Benedict Yeo, Research Librarian, Social Sciences
Use Zotero to collect and manage your references and PDFs, insert in-text citations into a Word document and format your bibliographies automatically. Zap.

[NEW] Storytelling Through AR by The MeshMinds Foundation
An introductory workshop where you will learn how digital storytelling and augmented reality (AR) is used for art, culture and heritage. You will be guided on how to use Meta Spark Studio, one of the world’s leading AR platforms, to create your first AR effect.

EMIS and FITCH CONNECT with Redzuan Abdullah, Research Librarian, Business
Join us to find industry and company data, industry benchmark indicators, statistics, country risk/reward indexes, credit ratings, M&A deals and more.

Learning Bloomberg the Fun Way with Tee Lip Hwe, Research Librarian, Business (Finance) & Accountancy
Uncover 10 gem Bloomberg functions.

[NEW] Introduction to Legal Research for Non-Law Students with Bryan Leow, Associate Librarian, Law
Confused by the terms "legislation" and "case law"? Find out what is the difference and gain a better appreciation of how the Singapore legal system works, and where and how to find relevant Singaporean legal materials.

Keep Calm & Read Laterally! with Li Zhenyan, Librarian
It is easy to go down the rabbit hole of online information when it first hits you. Instead of going deep, let’s go lateral. Learn about lateral reading strategies, flex your fact-checking muscles and effectively engage with digital information.

[NEW] What Makes a Good Infographic? with Dong Danping, Librarian, Research Services
Learn the basics of infographics and the importance of good visual storytelling.

Research Skills for Entrepreneurs to Be with Melody Chin, Research Librarian, Economics, Sumita Govindan, Research Librarian, Business & Xia Wei, Research Librarian, Computing and Information Systems
Looking to start on your entrepreneurial journey? Join us to find resources you can leverage from SMU Libraries and the Institute of Innovation & Entrepreneurship (IIE).

Visit the Bite-Sized Library Workshops website for more details of over 40 workshops.