Researcher@Library is using a different registration system for the workshops. The Training Calendar above will not reflect all the sessions on offer. Please refer to the Upcoming sessions and Researcher@Library Workshops section below to view and register for individual workshops.
The University Library provides training and information sessions to help researchers develop their library research skills. Workshop topics range 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: April-May 2018
- Zotero Beginners (Webinar)
Thursday, 19 April 2018 3:00pm-4:00pm - Online.
- Mendeley Beginners (Webinar)
Tuesday, 1 May 2018 10:00am-11:00am - Online
- How to Publish Strategically: Tips, Tools and What to Avoid
Wednesday, 2 May 2018 10:00am-11:00am; Dulcie Hollyock Room, Baillieu Library
- Digital Imaging 103: Images for Publication
Thursday, 3 May 2018 2:00p-2:30pm; Dulcie Hollyock Room, Baillieu Library
- Public Access and Your Thesis
Monday, 7 May 2018 11:00am-12:00pm; Dulcie Hollyock Room, Baillieu Library
- Copyright and Your Thesis
Tuesday, 8 May 2018 10:00am-11:00am; Dulcie Hollyock Room, Baillieu Library
- Endnote Advanced (Webinar)
Wednesday, 9 May 2018 1:00pm-2:00pm - Online
- Getting Started with Library Research
Tuesday, 15 May 2018 2:30pm-4:00pm; Dulcie Hollyock Room, Baillieu Library
- Zotero Advanced (Webinar)
Thursday, 17 May 2018 3:00pm-4:00pm - Online
- Mendeley Advanced (Webinar)
Tuesday, 22 May 2018 10:00am-11:00am - Online
PhD, MPhil and Masters by Research students only
NB: These groupings are designed as a guide only. Students are able to register for sessions at any stage of their research.
Early-stage Graduate Researchers
- Getting started with library research
Regular 1.5hr face-to-face workshop (Parkville campus): May, June, July, September, October.
- Getting started with library research (Webinar)
1.5hr online webinar: April, August, November.
- Working with images – an overview
1hr workshop: April, August.
- Working with images – an overview (Webinar)
1hr webinar: June, October.
- Digital Imaging 101: Basics of image manipulation (technical)
0.5hr workshop: April, June.
- File Management 101: Taming the digital chaos
1hr workshop: April, August, October.
Mid-stage Graduate Researchers
- How to publish strategically
1hr workshop: May, September.
- How to publish strategically (Webinar)
1hr webinar: July.
- Research for impact & engagement
1hr workshop: June, November.
- Digital Imaging 103: Images for publication
0.5hr workshop: May, Sep.
- Copyright and your thesis
1hr workshop: May, October.
Late-stage Graduate Researchers (close to completion)
- Public access and your thesis
1hr workshop: May, October.
- Public access and your thesis (Webinar)
1hr webinar: July.
- Digital Imaging 102: Using images in your thesis
0.5hr workshop: July, October.
How to choose a reference manager
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
Systematic Review Miniseries
- MEDLINE (Advanced) - Coming soon.
- Introduction to Systematic Review searching - Coming soon.
- EndNote workflows for systematic reviews - Coming soon.
- Covidence for systematic reviews.
- Visualise Your Data for HASS - Coming soon.
Law Library workshops
Please click here to view all workshops offered by Melbourne Law Library.
Online Resources and Training
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.
Microsoft Office, Adobe & Google Apps
- 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.
Registrations & Waitlist
(Only for March sessions)
- Click the link for the session you are interested in.
- Click the 'Register' link to the right of the session date/time and location you prefer.
- 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
- Log in to your Library Account via the 'Borrowing Record' link on the library homepage.
Cancel a registration
- Log in to your Library Account via the 'Borrowing Record' link on the Library homepage.
- Click the 'Program currently registered' link.
- 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 operate for popular sessions. If you are on a Waitlist, you will automatically receive a place if one becomes available.
Please note: These workshops are subject to change, based on bookings and demand.