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HDR students: Library overview

An introductory guide to Library resources, services and training activities for HDR students.

Help and Support

Support from a librarian

Support from an academic skills advisor

Before conducting your literature search it is recommended that you request a research consultation for assistance with:​

  • accessing library services and resources​
  • developing effective search strategies​
  • database searching and setting up alerts​
  • EndNote​

​Later, during your candidature we can assist with:​

  • managing your research data​
  • publishing in high quality journals​
  • ORCiD and researcher profile​s
  • adding publications to the RMIT Research Repository​
  • facilitation of research writing groups​
  • planning and writing theses, journal articles and conference papers​
  • reading critically, more efficiently, and with a purpose​
  • managing time and setting goals​
  • taking useful notes​
  • improving academic writing style​
  • improving English grammar and speaking skills​
  • brushing up on referencing skills​​

Visit our website for more resources and support available from the Library.

Literature review

Managing references

The research proposal

Research skills and training