Library Research Essentials for Undergraduate Students

Most Library research skills programs for undergraduate students are actually embedded within specific subjects as part of all major degrees. However, 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.