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, ...
Celebrating Meanjin’s 80th anniversary
Virtual event: Great Cover Art: 80 Years of Meanjin Wednesday 24 February, 2021. 12:00pm - 1:00pm Join the University's Archives and Special Collections for a special panel discussion, celebrating great Meanjin cover art throughout the magazine’s history. Book designer and artist WH Chong, art historian Christopher Marshall and design expert Daniel Huppatz will talk us through the changing styles of the covers of …Events
More University of Melbourne libraries are open
Hot of the press: more University of Melbourne libraries are open for our staff and students. The Baillieu Library, the Giblin Eunson Library, the Brownless Biomedical Library, the Burnley Library, the J. A. Gilruth Library (Werribee) and the the ABP (Architecture, Building and Planning) Library, are now open to all University of Melbourne students and staff, and this includes borrowing and …Researching
Researchers’ reflections on the 2020 Visualise Your Thesis Competition
It's been a big year in more ways than one. During a time when we've had to dig deep to continue to find good things, it's been a privilege to see just some of the amazing work researchers like yourself continue to do....Visualise Your ...
Access newspapers & other digital subscriptions
Did you know that you can access many major newspapers online through your University library? Since there have been recent changes to some of our newspaper subscriptions, here's an update on how students and staff might access news online through the University library....news, Online Co...
IET Inspec database reaches milestone 20 million total records
Are you looking for some inspiration for your next research venture? Or are you compiling a comprehensive literature review in the field of engineering, physics or computer science? The IET's Inspec database can help you get started on your journey. The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) launched in 1969 and has created the IET Inspec which has become the ultimate …Electronic reso...
Leverage research in your teaching – #DataCreativities workshop on 14/12/2020
In 2020, COVID-19 forced most of our teaching and research online. Our work practices have had to shift, and we have needed to embrace digital tools. Zoom is a must have platform for communication. Teams, Slack, and email keep us connected with our schools, students and collaborators. Canvas is the lecture hall of 2020. But how can it be leveraged …data, Researching
Keep learning over the summer
Looking for new ideas & training to accelerate your research? Check out these 3 online resources: Managing Data @Melbourne - The University's online research data management training program. Six short modules which outline the fundamental practices of good data management. 23 Research Things - A series of short articles written for University of Melbourne researchers showcasing a range of digital …Ideas, Digital ...
What’s happening with the UniMelb NVivo community in November!
This month Research Computing Services are holding their last NVivo events for the year, and planning NVivo training, community and support at the University of Melbourne for 2021! Read on to find out about NVivo at UniMelb. 'State of the NVivo Community' survey Have your say on NVivo training, community and support next year - complete the Research Computing Services short survey. Upcoming …NVivo, Qualitat...
Supporting Research Survey
The University Library (Scholarly Services) is exploring opportunities for reciprocal exchange of materials from a range of International Library consortia of which we are a member, including U21 (Universitas 21) and PRRLA (Pacific Rim Research Libraries Alliance) while travel and access to material is restricted. We would like to hear from University of Melbourne graduate researchers about materials from these libraries which may be …Researching
Accelerating your Literature Search – NVivo Research Network Meeting
Need help accelerating your Literature search? Join this virtual NVivo Research Network meeting to discuss best practices of Literature Review, examples using NVivo with software, and discuss funding challenges and opportunities....NVivo, statisti...
*drumroll* Announcing the 2020 International Visualise Your Thesis Competition Winners …
Who were our 2020 winners for the Visualise Your Thesis Competition? It was fierce competition with entries from 21 universities from 5 countries internationally....VYT2020, Events...
Does your research require ethics approval? Introducing Infonetica ERM
The new Infonetica Ethics Review Manager (ERM) system is now live for researchers to create and submit new human research ethics applications. Researchers no longer have access to Themis Human Ethics Workbench. You may notice that no projects are listed in your ‘Work Area’ in Infonetica ERM, as inflight applications in Themis will be available in the new system after 2 …Ethics, Researc...
The Works of William Hogarth | Digitised Library Collections
Explore the University of Melbourne collections online. Kerrianne Stone (Curator, Print Collection) shares more about one of the latest works to be digitised by the University Digitisation Centre....preservation, S...
Every step is progress: starting your open scholarship journey
For Open Access Week 2020, Dimity Flanagan (Manager, Scholarly Communications) is speaking with researchers across the University of Melbourne about why Open Access is important and the practicalities of making their research open. Today we are speaking with Isabella Bower, a Research Outputs Coordinator at the University of Melbourne and PhD Candidate in the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Built Environment …Open access pub...
How to produce robust, reliable and open research
For Open Access Week 2020, Dimity Flanagan (Manager, Scholarly Communications) is speaking with researchers across the University of Melbourne about why Open Access is important and the practicalities of making their research open. Today we are speaking with Dr Hannah Fraser, a Research Fellow in reproducibility and reasoning at the University of Melbourne and President of AIMOS: the Association for Interdisciplinary …research, Open ...
Seeking social justice in scholarly publishing
For Open Access Week 2020, Dimity Flanagan (Manager, Scholarly Communications) is speaking with researchers across the University of Melbourne about why Open Access is important and the practicalities of making their research open. Today we are speaking with Simon Batterbury, Associate Professor in Environmental Studies at the University of Melbourne and Visiting Professor at Lancaster University, UK. He is a long-time …Open access pub...
Be brave: how to negotiate open access rights with your publisher
For Open Access Week 2020, Dimity Flanagan (Manager, Scholarly Communications) is speaking with researchers across the University of Melbourne about why Open Access is important and the practicalities of making their research open. Today we are speaking with Alysia Blackham, Associate Professor at Melbourne Law School. Alysia has published extensively across leading Australian and international journals and in legal and interdisciplinary …Publishing, Res...
Empower yourself this Open Access Week 2020
Access to research is a real problem impacting both researchers and their audiences, particularly practitioners, policy makers and other researchers at underfunded institutions. What are the rights of a researcher in the publication and dissemination of their research? How can publishing choices promote equity and inclusion? This Open Access Week prompts researchers and research audiences alike to consider the challenges …Open Access Wee...
NVivo Training with Research Computing Services
Looking for a tool to organise and analyse your qualitative research data? NVivo may be the answer for you. Check out the many exciting NVivo training sessions and meet-ups during October organised for researchers by researchers - credit to Alex Shermon, Emilie and Andrew from Research Computing Services....NVivo, Online t...
REDCap & Other Survey Tools for your Research | ICYMI
Do you use survey tools for your research? There are upcoming training opportunities for REDCap users. In case you missed it (ICYMI), we've included other survey training resources....Researching
Text Mining Tools for Your Research
Are you a researcher working on text-based projects? Ever tried to make sense of all those social media posts, or analyse a long and complex literary text? Wrangling large volumes of text can be a challenge. We get advice from a data steward on ways to improve the process....Stewardship, Re...
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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