The RMIT Study and Learning Centre runs:
Learning Lab online tutorials are also available.
The Learning Lab site also includes a link to:
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A selection of titles is listed below. Use LibrarySearch to locate additional print or electronic books on study and research.
Search by keyword or use the subject headings listed below to locate the latest books on research and writing.
To search by subject heading in LibrarySearch:
1. Go to LibrarySearch Advanced Search
2. Copy and paste your subject heading into the Subject search box.
Literature Review Overview
Online tutorial from the RMIT University Learning Lab
Lynda.com is a collection of self-paced, in-depth video tutorials covering business, design, computing and web subjects, and software programs.
First time users will need to create a profile.
Latex is an alternative to using Word to produce scientific documents. Bibtex is the referencing software.
Reed College guide to moving from Endnote to Bibtex
How to convert an existing EndNote Library to a Bibtex file
Useful for researchers working with Latex/Bibtex who are required to submit a paper using a Word template.
"TeXstudio is an integrated writing environment for creating LaTeX documents. Our goal is to make writing LaTeX as easy and comfortable as possible. Therefore TeXstudio has numerous features like syntax-highlighting, integrated viewer, reference checking and various assistants."
The free version of Overleaf allows you to create, edit and share unlimited Latex projects with unlimited collaborators.
Lab report, thesis and academic journal templates for Latex listed on the Overleaf web site.
Writing for science and engineering : papers, presentations, and reports
Includes a chapter on writing a Scientific Literature Review
Library staff are a valuable source of help and advice in using resources to research an assignment or project.
For more specialized assistance, make an appointment with your School of Science Liaison Librarian, Irene Caleb.
Library staff are very happy to assist so don't hesitate to ask.