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...
Events & Training in October 2020
Looking for free online events this October? Here's a selection of available training, and you can find more at the Library Research Training or News & Events pages....Researching
Systematic Reviews | Advice
Writing a systematic review can seem daunting, and trying to figure out what research has been done on a particular topic can leave you scratching your head. Here are 3 tips on getting started, and resources to help refine your approach....Online Learning...
Advanced Literature Searching | ICYMI
A key skill for being an effective researcher is knowing how to wrangle the literature and finding the most relevant resources for your purpose. In case you missed it, here are some guides to get you started, including the recent Advanced Literature Searching post from the 23 Research Things blog (2020)....23 Research Thi...
Newly available in Digitised Collections: The Popish Plots Pamphlets
In honor of #AskACurator day on September 16th, we're highlighting this recent team up between the Archives and Special Collections and the University Digitisation Centre to bring the Popish Plots Pamphlets online. Kerriane Stone (Curator, Prints) highlights the significance and opportunities of this collection in this guest post....Online Collecti...
Market Research for Industry Engagement | ICYMI
How might you better engage with your industry as a researcher? The Business Economics Library offers training and resources in this webinar recording....Online Learning...
The Hunter Collector: A Cultural Meander through the University of Melbourne Collections
Humanities 21 in partnership with the Grimwade Centre for Cultural Materials Conservation at the University of Melbourne presents: The cultural collections of the University of Melbourne reflect the careers, networks, tastes and interests of some extraordinary collectors. Whether academics like Dr Jessie Webb, Dr Leonhard Adam and Professor Marion Adams, creative artists like Percy Grainger or leaders of industry like Sir …Exhibitions, Ev...
Reference Management Webinar Series
Want to learn about Reference Management resources? Or do you just need to brush up your skills? Check out the upcoming RefMan Series for University of Melbourne staff and students: Mendeley for Beginners Monday 21st September 2pm - 3pm This online session will introduce you to the basics of using the Mendeley reference management program. By the end of the webinar you will be …Researching
Open Access Resources for Your Research
Open Access (OA) refers to the ability for anyone, anywhere, to access the results of academic research free of charge. This seems a simple concept, but in practice the term is used in a variety of different ways. Commonly publishers refer to the distinction of 'Green' OA (to refer to the practice of archiving an earlier, 'pre-published' version of a work) and 'Gold' OA (to …Open access
Upcoming Training & Opportunities – September
Researcher@Library Program We hope to see you at some of our webinars this September! Access the University Library’s suite of webinars available to researchers of all stages. Here is what’s coming up in September! Webinar | File Management 101 Thursday 10 September, 1pm - 2pm. Online. (Book now) Using digital technologies effectively has become a mainstream requirement for the modern scholar. But how do you manage a …Libraries, Mana...
That’s a Wrap – UoM Visualise Your Thesis Competition
Last week saw the end of the successful 2020 UoM local Visualise Your Thesis competition with 36 magnificent entries. We would like to give our 3 judges a massive thankyou for reviewing all the entries and for the difficult task of choosing our winners. Congratulations to all of those who participated, the submissions were of such high quality this year …Events, Researc...
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- 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
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- 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
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- 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
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