Upcoming Library Workshops at UoM (July Edition)

Hope everyone is enjoying their much deserved holiday. In this July, the Researcher@Library is organizing a few exciting workshops to get you started on your research journey. Check out the Researcher@Library workshop page regularly to stay updated about what’s to offer.

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Getting Started with Library Research

This session is aimed at newly-enrolled graduate students beginning their research journey (i.e., Research Masters & PhD candidates) and Early Career Researchers new to the University of Melbourne.

This interactive workshop will give you an overview of resources at the University of Melbourne Library – from search engines and special collections, to personalised consultations – and help you find research databases in your subject area.

The session will provide an introduction to structuring successful search strategies and demonstrate the use of major citation databases, plus tips for keeping your literature search up-to-date.

Please bring your own laptop.

Date: Tuesday, 24 July 2018
Time: 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Venue: Dulcie Hollyock Room, Ground Floor, Baillieu Library


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How to publish strategically: Tips, tools and what to avoid (Webinar)

Choosing how and where to publish your research is crucial to maximise the reach of your work. This session introduces key tools to help graduate research students and early career researchers identify and evaluate publishing options. Topics include:

  • Identifying peer-reviewed journals in your research field, journal ranking and analysis tools
  • Formulating a publication plan and overview of Thesis by Publication
  • Introduction to Open-access publishing
  • What is an ORCID and why do I need one? (Digital identities for researchers)
  • Ethical publishing: thesis mills, predatory publishers and how to avoid them.

Date: Tuesday, 17 July 2018
Time: 10:30 am – 11:30 am

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