Library Guides

Online guides to the research resources and tools of the University of Melbourne Library



General Guides

Guide (opens in a new tab)Description
Academic Skills Where to go to get help with academic writing, critical reading and exams
Advanced Google Searching Information and tips on how to use Google’s advanced search features, including suggestions for alternative search engines
Aerial Photography Resources Find out how to find aerial photography resources for Melbourne and Victoria
Australian Government DocumentsLearn how to find and access Australian Government Documents online
Careers and Jobs Resources to assist University of Melbourne students with career planning and job hunting
Company, Industry and Country Information How to find company, industry and country information in business databases
eBooks Finding and accessing eBooks, through University of Melbourne subscriptions and free websites
EndNote An introduction to reference management with EndNote and EndNote Online
Geospatial (GIS) Resources Where and how to find geospatial map resources and data sources
Getting Started with Reference Management An introduction to reference management software and guidance on which one is right for you
Images Find out how and where to find images, though University Melbourne subscriptions and open access


Guides for Advanced Researchers

Guide (opens in a new tab)Description
Altmetrics Information on Altmetrics- what they are, tools to gather them and how to increase your Altmetric score
Biomedical Research Translation Information and resources to assist researchers conducting research to industry translation of their work
Dimensions Information on Dimensions, a data dashboard to support your research case
EndNote An introduction to EndNote and EndNote Online 
LaTex and BibTex An introduction to LaTex and BibTex, two methods of reference management
Mendeley An introduction to reference management with Mendeley
Open Access Information on Open Access, including different pathways to making your work open, the benefits of OA, OA policies, OA at the University of Melbourne, and more
Options for Managing ReferencesAn introduction to reference management software and guidance on which one is right for you
RefWorks An introduction to reference management with RefWorks
Research Impact Tools and support to assist with measuring research impact