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Research Support

A guide to library services and resources available to support researchers at the University of Melbourne.

Writing & Publishing Resources

Victorian Writers' Centre

The Victorian Writers' Centre is a not-for-profit organisation that assists writers through the various stages of their development. They provide information and professional development services for aspiring and established writers.

Australian Society of Authors

The Australian Society of Authors is the professional association for Australia's literary creators. The ASA was formed in 1963 to promote and protect the rights of Australia's writers and illustrators, and now has almost 3000 members across Australia.The ASA sets minimum rates for pay and conditions for authors and illustrators, and publishes books, papers and lists for emerging and established writers.

ASA's free Information Sheets cover topics such as: ASA rates and conditions, getting published, ebooks: royalties and contracts, hints for self-publishing authors

Melbourne University Publishing

Melbourne University Publishing Ltd publishes under two main imprints; Melbourne University Press and The Miegunyah Press.