Book now for upcoming August Researcher@Library Webinars
The Researcher@Library team is presenting two fantastic webinars this August. Discover the details below and sign up today! Public Access and Your Thesis (August) Tuesday 17th August 2021, 1pm-2pm Get an overview of everything you need to know to prepare a PhD or Masters by Research thesis for the University's Open Access Repository. Learning Outcomes An overview of University of Melbourne policy governing public access to graduate research theses. An overview …webinar, Digita...
Visualise Your Thesis (VYT) Information Session 2021
Visualise Your Thesis (VYT) is a competition for graduate researchers from all disciplines and at any stage of their candidature. Entrants are challenged to create a 60-second digital explainer to communicate your research to a non-specialist audience. Coming up next week, Tuesday 20 July from 11am-12pm is our online information session with the VYT team and special guest. The guest speaker will be Rose Macaulay, a PhD …Visualise Your ...
UoM Visualise Your Thesis is back for 2021, register today!
The 2021 Visualise Your Thesis (VYT) competition for UoM graduate researchers is now open. This competition challenges graduate researchers from all disciplines and stages in candidature to create a 60-second “audio-visual elevator pitch” that explains their research to non-specialist audiences. Visualise Your Thesis gives graduate researchers the opportunity to showcase their research to broad audiences, build effective communication and design skills, represent the University in …Visualise Your ...
Free digital skills training opportunities for staff and students
The Digital Skills Training team aims to offer high quality training, accessible to all and to build communities of researchers with similar skill development needs. Visit the Researcher Connect site within the Research Gateway to access the latest free training opportunities for staff and students: https://gateway.research.unimelb.edu.au/events/researcher-connect#digital-skills-training Here is a taste of what's on offer (new sessions being added regularly): Introduction to Python - for researchers Introduction to NVivo Introduction to R Advanced R R/RStudio Drop-in Session Intro to LaTeX: Report your …digital skills,...
Sign up today for the Getting Started with Library Research Webinar – Now on 14 July 2021
Get an overview of key resources and services at the University Library for your research. Getting Started with Library Research – Webinar Wednesday 14 July 2021 11am-12pm This orientation session is essential for graduate research students and academic staff who are new to the University of Melbourne. This session covers three key topics: Library Services applicable to the first year of PhD candidature The Top …research, Events
New Library FAQs webpage
Whether you need help with borrowing, fines, referencing, or want to know the ins-and-outs of our library spaces, our new Library FAQs page is a great resource for all things library. The page gives you the opportunity to find answers, without needing to speak directly with a library staff member. We have not created an FAQ for all questions, just the …Libraries
UOM Three Minute Thesis Competition (3MT)
Think you can condense an 80,000 word thesis down to three minutes? Would you like to be in the running for a $4000 cash grant? Answer yes to both these questions and you should then be entering the University of Melbourne's Three Minute Thesis Competition (3MT). The 3MT is a professional and highly engaging international competition that challenges PhD candidates to present their …Competition, Re...
Book now for upcoming June Researcher@Library webinars
Getting started with library research – monthly library orientation sessions for your new GR candidates Multiple dates – next session on Wednesday 2 June 2021, 11am – 12pm This workshop is a must for all new graduate research candidates and ECRs new to the University of Melbourne. Sessions are offered monthly throughout the year, currently in an online format. The interactive workshops provide an …Libraries, Rese...
Session added! Sign up today for the Including Open in Your Research Webinar – Now on 20 May 2021
It is never too early to start thinking about open research. Suitable for GRs to established researchers, and anyone in between. Including Open in Your Research – Webinar 20 May 2021 1pm – 2pm This session is an introduction to Open Research which takes researchers through the what, why, and how of making your research more open. It covers: The context, definitions, and types …open research, ...
Register now to secure your place! Research support workshops upcoming in May
Including Open in Your Research - Webinar 4 May 2021 1pm - 2pm This session is an introduction to Open Research which takes researchers through the what, why, and how of making your research more open. Book your place. Register here: http://go.unimelb.edu.au/7j6i Getting started with library research – monthly library orientation sessions for your new GR candidates Multiple dates - next session on Wednesday 5 May …Libraries, Even...
Researcher Connect 2021 – Event recap, recordings and resources
Researcher Connect 2021 ran as a one-day online event Friday 23 April 2021. The event showcased key research services focused on the strategic portfolios of research capability, research impact, research collaboration, and research infrastructure available at the University of Melbourne. Discussion was led by University leaders including the Acting DVC-R, Research Managers, Faculty Academics and Research Support Staff. It was fantastic to see excellent attendance and an engaging Q & A discussion across all …Researching
Apply today! Pitch It Clever 2021 closing 30 April
Are you a University of Melbourne Graduate Researcher or Early Career Researcher? Enter Pitch It Clever for the chance to showcase your research to university leaders, industry, government, benefactors and the public. Pitch It Clever is an annual competition run by Universities Australia, challenging Graduate and Early Career Researchers to effectively communicate their research and why it matters to non-specialist audiences via …Competition, Ev...
Learning Environments short films to premiere at State Library
During lockdown in 2020, The University of Melbourne’s Learning Environments team produced a series of eight short films that will premiere during Melbourne Knowledge Week. In a series of eight short films, Respond presents the raw experiences of frontline healthcare workers during the pandemic, as captured by filmmakers during lockdown. Together, these shorts share a personal glimpse into the caretaker’s universe, …Events
Scholarly Services collections review
Scholarly Services titles being considered for cancellation from our library collections this year are now available for academic and student feedback until 30 April 2021 at http://go.unimelb.edu.au/z39j. Cancellations are necessary for the sustainability of the Materials Vote and provide capacity to purchase new databases and subscriptions that may become available. Enquiries: email@example.com More information Contact: Ruth BaxterResearching
Develop the skills you need to draft your research data management plan
Managing Data @Melbourne Managing Data @Melbourne is the University's research data management general practice resource and training program. It consists of six short modules, which outline the fundamental practices of good data management. Each module covers a different aspect of research data management and alerts you to issues around data sharing and long-term digital preservation in order to help future proof your …data
Reference Management for Researchers sessions
EndNote for Researchers Thursday 15 April 2021, 1:00 – 2:00pm Summary: This online session is designed for established EndNote users who are wanting to explore further features. Description: This online session is designed for EndNote users who are familiar with the basics of adding references and working with Word, who are wanting to use further features to support information management, research projects and writing long …EndNote, overle...
Digital Skills Training
Digital Skills Training at the University of Melbourne has a new home. Keep an eye on the Digital Skills Training webpage on the Researcher Connect site for upcoming free training opportunities for University of Melbourne staff and students. The aim is to offer high quality training, accessible to all and to build communities of researchers with similar skill development needs. Workshops …Researching
Join us for Researcher Connect 2021
Friday 23 April 2021 Researcher Connect 2021 for University of Melbourne researchers will take place as a one-day online event. Four webinars will feature panel discussions showcasing key research services focused on the strategic portfolios of research capability, research impact & engagement, research collaboration, and research infrastructure at the University. Hear from University leaders and panelists as they discuss the range …Researching
Project rooms, booths and recording spaces have reopened in our libraries
Our project rooms, booths, and recording spaces have reopened in our libraries, with appropriate COVIDSafe measures in place, and are available to book via BookIT. Project Rooms (including Baillieu Postgraduate Individual Study Rooms) Limited to a maximum of x1 booking of up to one hour, per person, per day. Booths Limited to a maximum of x1 booking of up to one hour, per person, …Libraries, rese...
Reference Management for Beginners
Want to learn about Reference Management resources? Or need to brush up on your skills? The University of Melbourne Library supports the use of the EndNote, Mendeley and Zotero reference management programs. To learn more about which may be right for you, check out the options for managing references guide, and then attend the upcoming RefMan Series of webinars for …Researching
Theses Library Guide
In addition to original research, dissertations and theses provide comprehensive literature reviews and extensive bibliographies. Theses can be a valuable source of information, especially for topics where there are fewer published works available. The references or works cited can be useful to find further published sources on a topic. Additionally when writing a thesis it’s useful to have a look …Library resourc...
Streamline your access to our online resources
The University of Melbourne Library subscribes to substantial collections of online journals, e-books, databases and websites that students and staff can access for free, from their own devices, both on and off campus. Explore these library hacks to use search tools, apps, and systems that can streamline access to our online resources and speed up your research process. These are some steps you …Researching
Welcome new researchers
Some library resources to get you started. New Researchers' Library Guide This handy guide highlights Library resources and services for research staff and graduate research students who are new to the University of Melbourne. Connect with us for support throughout your research journey. Researcher@Library Workshops and Online Resources Develop your library research skills and digital capabilities as a researcher, including live online sessions and …Events, Researc...
Upcoming webinars: The what, why, and how of making your research more open
Do you want to reach wider audiences? Are you interested in research reproducibility? Do you need to disseminate your research quickly? If the answer is yes, then take a look at our upcoming Researcher@Library sessions. These two sessions have been developed to broaden your understanding of how you can further incorporate open research into your research practice. Suitable for GRs to …open research, ...
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Training, resources and services supporting you through the research process from expert searching to publication, measuring your impact + more.Book now
- Managing Data @ Melbourne
Complete six short modules on good data management & to draft your Data Management Plan. Self-paced learning online via LMS Canvas for Unimelb users.Enrol Now
For training, resources & services to help you manage your citations & references, including reference managers (Zotero, Endnote, Mendeley & more).Explore
- Researcher Connect
Explore webinar recordings & resources on digital tools, research strategies & support services to enhance your research.Explore
- Grad Space (LMS)
For all graduate researchers currently enrolled at the University of Melbourne. Explore workshop and training in your Calendar, and find links to key research support services.Visit now
- Thesis Writers’ Community (LMS)
Develop your writing skills from the outset to final submission alongside other thesis writers at the University. Facilitated by Academic Skills and offering online resources that you can use and interact with at different stages in your thesis writing.Join now
- Graduate Researcher Network
Hosted by the Gradate Student Association (GSA) the Graduate Researcher Network is a program designed to help graduate researchers succeed in their candidature while building new friendships and connections across disciplines.Join now
- Counselling & Psychological Services
For free, confidential, short-term professional counselling, as well as free workshops on a range of personal development, mental health and well-being topics each semester.Book now
- Research Gateway
Have a research question and not sure where to start? Get one-on-one support via online chat, a dedicated Research Helpline (+61 3 834 40999) or use this Directory of University research services and resources.Chat now
- Ask a Librarian
Get immediate help during Library opening hours with accessing collections, citing and referencing, search strategies, and more.Chat now