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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:

Websites

Copyright advice

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.