University Library

Workshops and advice for researchers

Further information

Librarians are available to provide advice and support to researchers in individual consultations or to groups of researchers in workshops.

  1. Library Research Support program
  2. EndNote classes
  3. Individual consultations

Library Research Support program

The University Library offers a regular program of workshops aimed at higher degree research students and early career researchers. 

The program is delivered by experienced librarians and provides guidance in relation to research profiles, information and data discovery and management, copyright, publishing and increasing engagement with research outputs. 

View Library Workshops for Researchers

EndNote classes

EndNote is a software program and a Web application which allows you to:

  • Create and organise a database of your references
  • Store PDF documents and other files with your references 
  • Share references with other EndNote users
  • Automatically format in-text citations and bibliographies in your chosen reference style

We offer regular EndNote classes aimed at postgraduate students and staff.  See our EndNote Guide to download the software, access self-instruction materials, and view our schedule of classes.

Individual consultations

Themes and topics we are able to discuss include:

  • Advanced skills in searching for literature: suggestions and familiarisation with search strategies and databases
  • Refining your search strategy for a Systematic Review
  • Creating and maintaining an ORCID iD
  • Adding your research outputs to the UWA Profiles and Research Repository
  • Setting up and modifying research topic alerts, table of contents alerts and citation alerts in a variety of databases and journals
  • Managing your research data
  • Open Access (OA)  publishing and meeting funder OA requirements
  • Evaluating journals and book publishers
  • Measuring your research performance, including finding citation of your work, evidence of journal quality, your H-index and evidence of engagement with your research beyond academia
  • Setting up and maintaining research profile(s), including your UWA Profiles and Research Repository profile