Thing 06: Working With Images – Storing and Managing Your Files
In Thing 5 we discussed how you can find images that can be used in your work. In this follow-on post, Julie Cohen, Sophie Kollo and Ben Kreunen explore how to manage your images once you have collected them. ...July 1, 2020 Working with im...
Thing 05: Working With Images – Understanding Copyright and Licensing
Many of you will be relying on images to illustrate and enhance your research, but knowing how to find and responsibly use images can be tricky. In this post, Julie Cohen, Ruth McConchie, and Wil Villareal demystify the process. ...July 1, 2020 Working with im...
Thing 04: Choosing Where To Publish
Ready to publish but not sure where to start? You’re not alone! To help you find the right journal or publisher for your research, in this post Gerry Fahey and Kathryn Lindsay introduce a number of tools you can use to investigate and compare the options available....June 24, 2020 Publishing, Res...
Thing 03: Maximising Research Visibility Through Open Access
In response to the current COVID-19 crisis, a lot of research formerly locked behind paywalls has been made available freely. But open scholarship shouldn’t rely on a pandemic – whether you already have publications, or are planning to publish, making your work available through open access may help with increased discoverability and wider dissemination. In this post, Dimity Flanagan outlines …June 24, 2020 Publishing, Res...
Thing 02: Research Methods
When starting your research project, you’ll be asked to think about and define your research method(s). There are lots of approaches, and it can feel overwhelming choosing the right one for you. To help with your decision making, you can find overviews of approaches in Sage Research Methods. But what exactly are research methods? And with so many options available, …June 17, 2020 Research method...
Thing 01: Indigenous Knowledges
Indigenous knowledge systems represent the oldest and longest continuing forms of knowledge production in this country. Indigenous knowledge holders are the first scientists, philosophers, and thinkers, but there has been limited engagement with Indigenous knowledge systems and limited recognition of the expertise of Indigenous knowledge holders by research institutions and universities. This is changing. Last year, the University of Melbourne …June 17, 2020 Research method...
Get ready for 23 Research Things 2020
Relaunching in mid-June 2020, 23 Research Things will introduce digital research tools or topics, and outline why and how these might be integrated into practice. The 2020 edition will feature new contributions from researchers, data scientists, and librarians at the University of Melbourne. 23 Research Things is a series of 23 blog posts that highlight digital tools to support the …June 15, 2020 Updates
23 Research Things@Melbourne: That’s a Wrap!
Doesn't time just fly when you're having fun? We've already come to the end of the 2017 edition of our 23 Research Things@Melbourne - time for a short recap, and an update on a couple of the tools. ...December 6, 2017 23 Things (2017)
23 Research Things is an online learning programme for graduate and academic researchers at the University of Melbourne, showcasing a range of digital tools that can support research activity. The programme is a way to discover and explore new digital tools that might be useful to you and also provide a framework for evaluation, reflection and for the wider integration of digital technologies within your research practice. Guest bloggers sharing their expertise include researchers, technologists, data scientists, and librarians.
Whatever your current level of confidence, the programme aims to help you develop a strategic approach to integrating digital skills into your work as a researcher; you might be using some of the tools already, in which case the programme will encourage you to think more deeply about how and why they can benefit your professional practice, and how to get the most out of them.
23 Research Things will be re-launched in June 2020 with new tools and refreshed content. Groups of posts will be released on a weekly basis; sign up to our mailing list to never miss a post.
23 Research Things was originally launched in March 2014 as a series of weekly posts and was aimed at all members of the University of Melbourne. Updated content was published in 2017, when the 23 Research Things re-ran due to popular demand. The archived content of the 2014 and 2017 Things can be accessed from the top navigation of this page. 23 Research Things is an initiative of the University of Melbourne Library and was inspired by the Bodleian Library’s 23 Things for Research and the DH23 Things programme at the University of Cambridge.
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