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RMIT Study and Learning Centre Services

The RMIT Study and Learning Centre runs:

  • Scheduled Workshops
  • Drop-In Learning Centres where you can get study support in:
    • assignment writing and study skills
    • English language development
    • maths, physics and chemistry skills
    • basic IT/online skills

Learning Lab online tutorials are also available.

The Learning Lab site also includes a link to: 
Online assignment feedback (login required)
Submit your assignment to our Smarthinking writing service and receive feedback from an e-tutor within 24 hours.

Study and Research: Searching by Subject

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.

  • "Study Skills"
  • "Report Writing"
  • "Technical Writing"
  • "Communication in Science"
  •  Research
  • "Research - Methodology"
  • "Science - Methodology"
  • "Experimental Design"
  • "Dissertations - Academic"
  • "Dissertations - Academic - Authorship"
  • "Academic Writing"
  • "Authorship - Style Manuals" 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 and Bibtex

Latex is an alternative to using Word to produce scientific documents. Bibtex is the referencing software.

A Short Introduction to Latex

LaTeX on Athena - Basics

LaTeX Wikibook

MIT: Citation Management and Writing Tools: LaTeX and BibTeX

Bibliography in LaTeX with Bibtex/Biblatex

How do I create bibliographies in LaTeX?

Reed College guide to moving from Endnote to Bibtex
How to convert an existing EndNote Library to a Bibtex file

MIT guide to EndNote and Latex

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.

Latex templates
Lab report, thesis and academic journal templates for Latex listed on the Overleaf web site.

Postgraduate Research Methods Online Tutorial

Need Help?

Library staff are a valuable source of help and advice in using resources to research an assignment or project.

You can access general help online or by phone via the Ask a Librarian service. Help is also available at our Library Service Desks.

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.