Library: Bitesized

Are you looking to make the most of the library and learn new skills to help you with your studies?

Library Bitesized is year-round programme of interactive library skills workshops, designed to help you navigate the Library and take your research to the next level.

All workshops aim to support our diverse community, whether you are an artist or a scientist, studying with Exeter or Falmouth University, based on campus - or online.

You choose which sessions support your learning best, at a time to suit your needs.

All sessions are via MS Teams and are free to attend.

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Book a Bitesized Workshop

Please click on the link for the preferred session to register for your place via Eventbrite.

  • Spaces are limited and booking is essential.
  • Remember to use your university email address for registering.

Online workshops will take place via Teams and a link to the session will be provided once you have registered.

Bitesized Essentials

Falmouth University Library focused

Online via MS Teams

More dates coming soon!

Bitesized Essentials

University of Exeter Library focused

Online via MS Teams

Tuesday 19th March 2024 @ 3.30pm

Dissertation Bitesized 1

Planning, Scoping and Strategy - for everyone!

Online via MS Teams

Wednesday 28th February 2024 @ 12 pm

Tuesday 23rd April 2024 @ 10am

Dissertation Bitesized 2

Searching and Resources - for everyone!

Online via MS Teams

Monday 4th March 2024 @1pm

Wednesday 13th March 2024 @1pm

Tuesday 30th April 2024 @ 10am

Research for Creative Practice

Falmouth University Library focused

Online via MS Teams

Friday 12th April 2024 @ 11am

Any questions?

If you have any questions about the Library: Bitesized workshops, or ideas for future sessions, please get in touch!

All about Bitesized

Find out more about the different Bitesized workshops

Learn how to use the library effectively and find suitable sources of information for your studies.

We will look at smart tips for using Library Search, how to pick the best keywords, and when and why you might want to go beyond the basic search and dip into specialist databases!

Plus, find out about the new features we have introduced to help you access what you need and how to go ‘beyond the Library’.

Duration: 30 minutes

Audience: New to the University or wanting a refresher? This is for you!

Note: There are separate sessions for Falmouth University and the University of Exeter. Please make sure you book the right session for you!

If you are about to start your dissertation or final year project, discover the skills you'll need to take your research to the next level.

In Dissertation Bitesized 1, we will look at how to focus your ideas, scope out your topic and get started with your research.

This is followed by Dissertation Bitesized 2, which cover how to create an effective search strategy, use these within key resources and evaluate what you find.

Duration: 1 hour

Audience: About to start their dissertation or final year project? This is for you!

Note: There are separate Dissertation Bitesized 2 sessions for Falmouth University and the University of Exeter. Please make sure you book the right session for you!

Discover how the library skills you develop to support your studies can also help to improve your professional practice.

This workshop explores the relationship between creative practice and research, and highlight the value of research to your practice long after you graduate.

We'll share tips, ideas and strategies to support you in your own area of practice.

Duration: 40 minutes

Audience: Calling all artists, performers and creatives.

Further Support

More ways to engage with the library

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Library Drop-ins

Short appointments for quick questions on using Library resources.

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Book a Librarian

Book one-to-one research support from your subject librarian.

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Research & Finding Information

Step by step guide to finding and evaluating information

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