Services for researchers

How can we help you do your best research?

1. I'd like to contact my librarian

Your librarian can provide a personal Library introduction and help with research, metrics, literature reviews, database training, data management and more.

Find & contact your librarian

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2. Is my research discoverable?

Linking to a researcher identifier like ORCID, ResearcherID or Scopus Author ID ensures that your research is discoverable and attributed to you in UQ eSpace and elsewhere.

Create or link your researcher identifiers

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3. Is my research making an impact?

View UQ Author Statistics
We also give advice and training on how to:

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4. I need help finding resources for my topic

Find and reference what you need:

Need more? View all of our research tools and techniques

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5. Please order something for me

Don't see it here? Talk to your librarian about what you need and we will do our best to get it for you.

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6. I need advice on publishing

See more in our guide to getting published

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7. I need to store and promote my research

Check, claim or deposit your publications and research data into UQ eSpace, which:

  • Makes your research discoverable via Google Scholar and other search engines
  • Harvests Web of Science and Scopus citations, and altmetrics so you know who is citing and talking about your research
  • Allows sharing via social media tools
  • Is the official data source for publications on your UQ Researchers and UQ Author Statistics profile

Need to know more? Check our short guide for researchers or contact your School/Institute Unit Publication Officer.

Unit Publication Officers can find more information in the publication collection guide.

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8. I’ve got research data to manage

We can give advice, training and options on how to:

  • Create and manage an online data management plan
  • Meet funder and publisher requirements
  • Demonstrate research integrity
  • Store and archive your research data
  • Create a record and set access rules for your data to make it discoverable

See all of this and more in our guide to research data management

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9. I’d like some training

In addition to topics above, we offer in-person training on subjects like:

  • Basic and advanced search techniques
  • EndNote referencing software
  • Advanced Microsoft Word

All staff and students can check the Library training calendar or visit the Centre for Digital Scholarship for more info.
Staff members may want to check the UQ staff development site.

We also have online training via Lynda.com for software and I.T. skills such as statistics software, MS Office Suite, and image and video editing.

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