Need help locating published research?
Check our Subject Research Guides
These guides have been designed by specialist librarians and list key subject and interdisciplinary databases that index the published research literature.
Stay up-to-date with citation databases
Check citations to your articles and find highly cited research and influential papers.
Read research that makes the news
- The Conversation: an independent source of analysis, commentary and news from the academic and research community.
- Pursuit: the latest in cutting-edge research and expert commentary at the University of Melbourne
Explore Minerva Access
A repository of the University of Melbourne research outputs.
- Theses and dissertations – a guide to locating Australian and International theses.
- Company and industry information – a guide to our business databases.
- Oxford Bibliographies Online – our subscription covers: African studies, Atlantic history, Biblical studies, Childhood studies, Classics, Criminology, International law, International relations, Islamic studies, Jewish studies, Linguistics. See more in our subject overviews.
- Discovery – search across University Library holdings
- A-Z ejournals and databases
- Digital tools to support your research: see the Library's 23 Research Things @ Melbourne program
Looking for a collaborator?
Melbourne Research Windows is a starting point for researchers seeking to:
- Find researchers focusing on similar areas of research at the University
- Find potential collaborators and build collaboration networks
- Identify the research strengths and achievements of researchers at Melbourne.
- Find an expert – search for University of Melbourne researchers by name or research topic
- The Research Data Registry can be used to find research data collections at Melbourne. Researchers can browse the registry for projects, grants, datasets and publications of interest to discover potential collaborators.
- Staying current: a guide with tips on keeping up-to-date with new research with journal and book alerts, RSS feeds, journal Table of Contents and conference alerts.
Want more research support from the library?
- Get literature review assistance or discuss your research-specific information needs in a one-on-one research consultation with library professionals. Consultations are tailored to your needs and experience.
Workshop and seminar program
- The University Library provides a range of workshops and seminars to help researchers develop their library research skills. Workshops cover topics ranging from literature searching and managing your references and data to publishing strategically and tracking impact.