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Research support for Law Graduate Researchers

This guide will help law PhD and MPhil students to begin their legal research using the University Library's resources finding support services.

Managing researcher profiles

Used well, researcher profiles can help you promote your work, easily manage your publication outputs and assist with grant or promotion applications. They may help alert you when your scholarly work is cited or being discussed online. Many profiles allow automatic updating from publisher information, depending on the permissions you choose. Other profiles are optional, but maybe useful as they are highly visible to others. Some may be auto-generated and can benefit from being claimed, cleaned up and maintained.

How can I measure my research impact?

What are my thesis submission requirements?

Does the University have requirements around open scholarship?

The University of Melbourne is committed to disseminating its research as widely as possible in support of accelerating the pace of discovery, encouraging innovation, enriching education and contributing to the public good.

Open Access Repositories & Journals


Use the following resources to identify the best Open access journals to publish in and check publishers open-access policies.

Where should I publish?

Law journal ranking and information quick links

What's your publishing strategy?

Dr Lauren Notini (Research Fellow in Biomedical Ethics at the Melbourne Law School and Biomedical Ethics Research Group, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute) joined Melbourne Law School in 2018. 

In this video she shares her top ten tips for getting published and the benefits of having a publishing strategy.


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