Library services for researchers
The Library is your partner in research, contributing a range of services, resources and programs to strengthen effective discovery, use and management of information.
Librarians and learning skills advisers with specialist knowledge in your particular discipline can be contacted at any stage of your research. Their expertise includes resource discovery, analysis and use; research data management; essay, report and thesis writing; and oral presentation skills.
Talk to us early in your research to be confident of finding all relevant information. Discuss your research proposal with your librarian to develop effective search and research data management strategies.
A Graduate Research Library guide is available to assist students in navigating the graduate research journey.
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Access to a world of information
The Library has extensive print and online resources. Research staff and students also have access to document delivery to request material not available at Monash.
Suggest a purchase
You are encouraged to recommend material to add to the Library's collection. Discuss this with your librarian or fill in the suggestion form.
Work through the publishing maze
Library staff understand the scholarly publishing process and can recommend useful resources.
They can work with you to develop search strategies, and show you how to use citation tools. They can also assist you with citing an unusual source and keeping up-to-date with the latest developments in your field.
Research data management
The Library together with the Monash e-Research Centre provide advice and tools for:
- Data planning
- Electronic Laboratory Notebooks
- Data storage and backup
- Managing research data
- Dissemination of results and data access
- Library Managing research data website
- Library email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Monash Research Centre (MeRC)
The Monash University Copyright Adviser, located within the Library, can provide practical advice on managing copyright during the research and publication process.
Promoting your research
Monash.figshare is a collaborative data repository for Monash University researchers and graduate research students
Monash University staff and students are encouraged to contribute their research publications and works to the Monash University Research Repository
The Library tracks trends in publishing and can provide advice on your options and opportunities.
Learn about opportunities for Monash authors to publish through Monash University Publishing.
Borrowing physical material
Details of staff, postgraduate and honours student loan entitlements are online.
Material can be borrowed from all Monash University libraries and picked up from the campus of choice or affiliated teaching hospital libraries.