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:

  • Zotero for Humanities. Wednesday 14 June 2017, 10:30am-12:00pm
  • Introduction to Systematic Review searching. Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 2:00pm-3:00pm
  • Getting Started: Comprehensive Library Research (UpSkills). Thursday 22 June 2017, 2:30pm-4:00pm
  • The Library: Your Research Link to the Arts and Education

    Meet your liaison librarians, discover key resources and learn how to structure successful search strategies for locating quality information for your research project. The session also introduces effective techniques for managing your information and how to keep your literature search up-to-date by using time-saving features.

    Wednesday 19th July @ 3:15-4:15pm, Theatre A, Old Arts, Building 149

    The Library: Your Research Link to Engineering and Science

    Meet your liaison librarians, discover key resources and learn how to structure successful search strategies for locating quality information for your research project. The session also introduces effective techniques for managing your information and how to keep your literature search up-to-date by using time-saving features.

    Tuesday 19th July @ 1.15-2.15pm, Theatre 1, G04 Old Geology, Building 155

Searching the Literature

Searching the Literature – Discipline Specific

Systematic Review Miniseries

Reference Management

Reference Management – Discipline Specific

Data Visualisation

Research Data Management

Researcher Profiles, Strategic Publishing & Research Impact

Other online information can be found at:

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

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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