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"How to" guides

Academic Skills  Directions to tips on academic writing, critical reading and exams.

Advanced Google features and Search Engine alternatives This guide will help with Advanced Google features and other search engines.

Altmetrics A guide to altmetrics: what they are, tools to gather them and how to increase your altmetric scores

Analyzing Statistics Information and resources for students and users of statistical analysis of data.

Beginning Research Help for beginning research on your essay, paper or thesis.

Careers and Jobs Resources to assist University of Melbourne students with career planning and job hunting.

Discovery Learn how to use the library search tool, Discovery.

Ebook Central  How to access eBooks from the Ebook Central platform.

eBooks Finding and accessing eBooks available through University of Melbourne subscriptions and online.

EndNote An introduction to EndNote for Mac and Windows and EndNote Online.

Finding Journal Articles Interpreting citations, finding peer-reviewed journal articles and locating relevant guides to assist in locating journal articles.

Finding News  Links to print and online newspaper resources from Australia and internationally.

Finding Theses How to track down Australian and international theses.

How to prepare an annotated bibliography  This guide explains the purpose of an annotated bibliography and describes the process of creating one.

Literature Reviews An introduction to the Literature Review process and resources to help you to get started.

Getting started with reference management An introduction to reference management programs and software.

Mendeley An introduction to Mendeley

New Library Users Guide General information for all new library users.

Readings Online A guide for staff on using Readings Online to manage course readings in the LMS.

Refworks Explore RefWorks, a web based reference manager available to staff and students of the university.

Research Impact Tools and support to assist with measuring research

Researcher Profiles, Identifiers and Social Networks: Maximise your Impact Tips on how to promote your research and profile as a researcher.

Scholarly Publishing This guide is designed to support academic researchers to publish strategically and to disseminate their research to the scholarly community.

Statistical and Mathematical Software Information on where and how to access statistical and mathematical software.

Statistics and Data Sources of Australian and international statistics and data.

Staying Current: Keep your research up-to-date Keep up-to-date with new research in your area with journal and book alerts, RSS Feeds, TOC Alerts and Conference Alerts.

Using Microform Technical and practical help on locating/accessing microform resources and using microform media.

Zotero An introduction to Zotero