Library Research Essentials for Undergraduate Students

Most Library research skills programs for undergraduate students are embedded within specific subjects as part of all major degrees. The Library also provides a range of online resources to help undergraduate students to develop essential library research skills.

Online guides

  • New Users' Library Guide - covers the essential information you'll need, from finding resources and borrowing to printing and room booking.
  • Research Essentials Guide -  focusses on developing research skills, and includes tips and tricks on how to make the most out of your time searching, reading, and writing.
  • Library guides homepage - includes discipline-specific guides and general "How to"  guides on a wide range of topics.
  • Need assistance? – ask a Librarian via our online chat service.

Reference Management

Microsoft Office, Adobe & Google Apps

  • Pick IT Up Online - online training resource for University of Melbourne students and staff that covers Office, Adobe Photoshop, Google Apps and more.
  • Office 365 - online training resource for University of Melbourne students and staff.
  • Need assistance? – ask Student IT via their online chat service.