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Getting started with library research (Webinar) 2019

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This session is aimed at newly-enrolled graduate students beginning their research journey (i.e., Research Masters & PhD candidates) and Early Career Researchers new to the University of Melbourne.

This interactive workshop will give you an overview of resources at the University of Melbourne Library – from search engines and special collections, to personalised consultations – and help you find research databases in your subject area.

The session will provide an introduction to structuring successful search strategies and demonstrate the use of major citation databases, plus tips for keeping your literature search up-to-date.

Learning Objectives:

By the end of the workshop you will:

  • Have a clear overview of where and how to find library resources relevant to your research.

  • Understand the basics of database searching (Boolean searching, keywords) and key features of major citation databases (Web of Science, Scopus).

  • Be aware of research-related tools and requirements for your Graduate Research candidature including OrcID, data management planning, reference management software, copyright.


November - Christina Ward

NOTE: THIS IS AN ONLINE WEBINAR. A face-to-face version of this workshop can be booked here. Students should only register for one session (either one online webinar or one face-to-face session).

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