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

Analyzing Statistics A guide to information resources for students and users of statistical analysis of data.

Beginning Research This guide will help you through the beginning stages of researching your essay, paper or thesis.

eBooks How to find and access eBooks available through University of Melbourne subscription packages and freely online

Finding Journal Articles Basic instructions for interpreting citations, limiting searches to find peer-reviewed journal articles and locating relevant guides to assist in locating journal articles for a specific discipline.

Finding Theses Publishing the results of your research is a logical and important step in the research process and the choice you make regarding how and where to publish is crucial if your work is to be made accessible to the widest possible audience.

How to prepare an annotated bibliography An annotated bibliography is a list of citations to books, articles, and e-sources. Each citation is followed by a brief description and evaluative paragraph, the annotation. The purpose of the annotation is to inform the reader about the source.

Literature Reviews This guide is an introduction to the Literature Review process- including what is a Literature Review; its purpose; and strategies, guidelines and resources to help you to get started

Managing References An introduction to reference management programs, also known as citation managers or bibliographic management software

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.

Statistical and Mathematical Software This guide provides information for the University of Melbourne community on where to access selected statistical and mathematical software on campus; purchasing licensed copies; training opportunities; links to support materials; and further reading.

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

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