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: Please note that some individual sessions will be marked as open only to graduate researchers (PhD, MPhil and Masters by Research students). Please check your eligibility.

Upcoming sessions:

Orientation

Returning to Learning

If you feel unfamiliar with current academic expectations, need an update on the latest technology for study, or you would like some tips on time management, academic writing and making the best use of key library resources, then this session is for you (1 session remaining).

  • Monday, 19 February 2018 2:00pm-3:00pm J H Mitchell Theatre, Peter Hall Building

Understanding Referencing and Avoiding Plagiarism

This session explores the what, why, where, when and how of referencing at University (3 sessions).

  • Friday, 16 February 2018 10:00am-11:00am; Kathleen Fitzpatrick Theatre, Arts West B101
  • Tuesday, 20 February 2018 10:00am-11:00am; Public Lecture Theatre, Old Arts
  • Friday, 23 February 2018 10:00am-11:00am; Public Lecture Theatre, Old Arts

The Library: Your research link to the Sciences and Engineering

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. No registration required.(1 session).

  • Monday, 19 Feb 2018 3:15pm-4:15pm; Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Room G20

The Library: Your research link to Arts & 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. No registration required. (1 session.)

  • Wednesday, 21 Feb 2018 11:00am-12:00pm; Old Arts Building, Theatre A

Researcher@Library sessions

Searching the Literature – Discipline Specific

Coming soon

Systematic Review Miniseries

Coming soon

Reference Management

Understanding Referencing and Avoiding Plagiarism: This session explores the what, why, where, when and how of referencing at University.

Upcoming sessions:

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

  • Visualise Your Data for HASS - Coming soon.

Research Data Management

  • 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

  • Publish or perish? Pitching, perils and pitfalls of academic publishing (PhD, MPhil and Masters by Research students only) - Coming soon.
  • Research impact and engagement: knowledge translation and impact measurement (PhD, MPhil and Masters by Research students only) - Coming soon.

Other online information can be found at:

Researcher Profiles – Discipline Specific

  • Public Access and Your Thesis (PhD, MPhil and Masters by Research students only) - Coming soon.
  • Copyright and Your Thesis (PhD, MPhil and Masters by Research students only) - Coming soon.

Microsoft Office, Adobe & Google Apps (Online Training)

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