Core library services

Meeting with your liaison librarian

Each subject area has a dedicated liaison librarian who can help you save time. You’ll learn how to make searching more efficient and streamlined using planning techniques and strategies.

Liaison librarians

Borrowing

The Library has an extensive print and digital collection. Researchers can borrow items from the print collection for a standard loan period of 84 days with the option to renew 3 times.

How to borrow

Requesting document delivery and purchases

If you cannot find the material you are looking for in the Library's collection, submit a request for document delivery or purchase. The Library is committed to developing its collection in order to support the needs of UQ researchers.

Request document delivery

Request a purchase

Face-to-face training

The Library offers free training in software, research skills, research management, publishing, and EndNote. 

Training classes

 

Tools for researchers

Databases

Databases are high quality, subject specific online collections. Use them to find funding opportunities, journal articles, books, theses, newspapers, videos and images.

View databases

Search techniques

EndNote

Save time and avoid trouble by using referencing software to manage the information you find. The Library has online guides and face-to-face workshops on downloading and using EndNote referencing software, which is available to all UQ researchers and students.

Using EndNote

Intro to EndNote video

Training and support

 

Centre for Digital Scholarship tools

The Centre for Digital Scholarship provides access to multi-functional spaces, technology, and support. Experts are on hand to offer specialised training for a variety of tools that can help you analyse and present your data. Visit the Centre on Level 5 of Duhig Tower.

Centre for Digital Scholarship

Things to be aware of for future stages

Publishing

Early on, you should be aware of the important strategies around where and when to publish. Making the right choices can propel your career.

Strategic scholarly publishing guide

Getting published guide

Build your ORCID profile before publishing

 

Research data management

Research data is fundamental to the academic endeavour at UQ. Good stewardship of research data is a prerequisite to reproducibility of research outcomes and to maintaining the integrity of research results. It is also important to ensure that research data is managed according to legal, statutory, ethical and funding body requirements.

Research data management guide

UQ Research Data Manager guide

Research impact

It is important to obtain an understanding of research impact and metrics early on in your research journey. Once you publish, metrics indicate the influence of your work and provide evidence for the impact of your research, which will assist when applying for promotion or grants.

Research impact and metrics guide

 

Research integrity

Researchers have an obligation and a personal responsibility to conduct research in an ethical and professional manner in compliance with UQ’s research conduct and integrity policies. The Office of Research Integrity promotes the responsible conduct of research by providing training and advice to researchers in accordance with the Code and UQ’s policies.

Research integrity events

Research integrity advisors

Researcher responsibilities