Researcher@Library Training for Graduate Students and Researchers

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: May-Jun 2018

Researcher@Library Workshops

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

Mid-stage Graduate Researchers

Late-stage Graduate Researchers (close to completion)

Reference Management

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

Discipline-specific Workshops

Systematic Review Miniseries

Data Visualisation

  • 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)

  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 '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 operate for popular sessions. If you are on a Waitlist, you will automatically receive a place if one becomes available.

Need assistance? 

Please note: These workshops are subject to change, based on bookings and demand.