Researcher @Library Training for Graduate Students and Researchers

The University Library provides a range of workshops 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.

NB: Workshops marked 'UpSkills' are open only to graduate researchers (PhD, MPhil and Masters by Research students). All other Researcher@Library workshops are open to all graduate students and staff.

Upcoming sessions:

Searching the Literature

Searching the Literature – Discipline Specific

Systematic Review Miniseries

Reference Management

Watch recordings of library webinars on reference management, on topics such as:

  • Which reference manager: EndNote, Mendeley or Zotero?
  • Zotero for beginners
  • Mendeley for beginners
  • EndNote for beginners
  • EndNote for advanced users

Reference Management – Discipline Specific

Data Visualisation

Research Data Management

Researcher Profiles, Strategic Publishing & Research Impact

Other online information can be found at:

Researcher Profiles – Discipline Specific

Microsoft Office, Adobe & Google Apps

  • Pick It Up Online - online training resource for University of Melbourne students and staff
  • Office 365 - online training resource for University of Melbourne students and staff

How to register

  1. Click the link for the session you are interested in.
  2. Click the 'Register' link to the right of the session date/time and location you prefer.
  3. Log in using your University of Melbourne username and password.

NB: Some sessions are only open to students of a certain level of study or from particular faculties. See session notes for eligibility details.

View Your Registrations

  1. Log in to your Library Account via the 'Login to your Library borrowing record' link on the library homepage.

Cancel a registration

  1. Log in to your Library Account via the  'Borrowing record' link on the Library homepage.
  2. Click the 'Program currently registered' link.
  3. Select the session you wish to cancel, then click the 'Cancel selected items' link.

If you cancel your registration:

  • You can register for another session with the same title, and
  • You will allow people on Waitlists to attend.


Waitlists operate for popular sessions. If you are on a Waitlist, you will automatically receive a place if one becomes available.

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