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.
- Managing Data@ Melbourne: workshop for STEMM Researchers
Wednesday 26 Jul 2017, 11:30am-1:00pm
- Zotero, Mendeley or EndNote? A brief overview for the Faculty of Arts
Tuesday, 01 Aug 2017 3:15pm-4:15pm
- Public Access and Your Thesis
Wednesday, 02 Aug 2017 10:00am-11:00am
- ePoster Competition Workshop - Keep it short, sharp and to the point: Working with text
Wednesday, 02 Aug 2017 10:00am-12:00pm
- Managing Data @Melbourne for HASS: Information session and workshop
Wednesday, 02 Aug 2017 11:00am-12:30pm
Searching the Literature
- UpSkills Getting Started: Comprehensive Library Research (PhD, MPhil and Masters by Research students only).
Searching the Literature – Discipline Specific
- MEDLINE: Key Features and Functions
- PsycINFO: Key Features and Functions
- Embase: Key Features and Functions
Systematic Review Miniseries
- Systematic Review Miniseries: Introduction to systematic review searching
- Systematic Review Miniseries: MEDLINE (Advanced)
- Systematic Review Miniseries : EndNote workflows for systematic reviews
- Systematic Review Miniseries: Using Covidence for systematic reviews
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
Research Data Management
- Research Data Management for HASS Researchers
- Research Data Management for STEMM Researchers
- Managing Data @Melbourne is the University's online research data management training program. It consists of six short modules, which outline the fundamental practices of good data management.
Researcher Profiles, Strategic Publishing & Research Impact
- UpSkills: ORCID (Open Researcher and Contributor ID) for graduate researchers (PhD, MPhil and Masters by Research students only)
- UpSkills: Using citation databases (PhD, MPhil and Masters by Research students only)
- UpSkills: Where to publish? (PhD, MPhil and Masters by Research students only)
Other online information can be found at:
- Getting Published Subject Research Guide
- Researcher Profiles, Identifiers and Social Networks Subject Research Guide
- Research Impact Subject Research Guide
Research Theses: Open Access and Copyright
- UpSkills: Public Access and Your Thesis new session (PhD, MPhil and Masters by Research students only)
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
- Click the link for the session you are interested in.
- Click the 'Register' link to the right of the session date/time and location you prefer.
- 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
- Log in to your Library Account via the 'Login to your Library borrowing record' link on the library homepage.
Cancel a registration
- Log in to your Library Account via the 'Borrowing record' link on the Library homepage.
- Click the 'Program currently registered' link.
- 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.