Information for researchers and postgraduate students
Support for your research
Make an appointment with your Liaison Librarian for:
- an individual research consultation
- help with finding relevant resources for your topic and keeping your results up-to-date
- help with developing your research skills
- advice on managing your references
- advice on publishing in quality resources
- advice on measuring your research impact
Check your borrowing rights.
Book the postgraduate research room at Swanston Library via Book It, or ask for the key to the Bundoora postgraduate research room at the Bundoora Service Desk.
Research skills training
Liaison librarians contribute subject-specialised library sessions to some Research Methods courses. Your Liaison Librarian or supervisor can advise you.
Sign up to attend Library sessions available to all HDR students through the On Track workshops.
Book an EndNote for beginners class.
Identify key resources in a wide range of subject areas in the Library subject guides.
Access a range of databases and search engines from Databases A-Z.
Search for the RMIT University Library’s books and journals, e-books, - journals, articles and multimedia materials in the LibrarySearch.
Find resources that are not held at RMIT via other library catalogues.
Search for publications by RMIT researchers in the RMIT Research Repository.
Obtain items that are not in our collections
Borrow directly from other University libraries by joining the CAVAL Reciprocal Borrowing Program (in Victoria), or the University Library Australia National Borrowing Scheme (elsewhere in Australia).
Ask us to borrow books and obtain copies of articles not held at RMIT through our Document Delivery Services.
Recommend books to support your research by filling in a purchase request.
Stay current with your research
Stay current with research in your discipline by using alerting services.
Manage your references
Consult guides on:
Help with the thesis process
You will find useful resources in the Library’s catalogue, including books on:
Publish your research
- Identify quality publications
- Add your publications to RMIT Research Repository
- Get an ISBN for your book
Evaluate your research impact
Information and tools for measuring research impact are available from our Research impact guide.