UTS Library provides advice, training, workshops, and assistance for researchers throughout the whole project. Services are available online and on-campus covering the following areas:
- Searching the Literature
- Managing Information and Data
- Demonstrating Impact
- Funder Requirements: Metrics and Research Data
Training and workshops
Regular workshops and training for researchers and research support staff are advertised and made available through:
Workshops can be tailored and delivered within a faculty, centre, school, or group. Contact the Library to enquire about this service.
UTS Scholars Centre
The UTS Scholars Centre is a unique study space allocated especially for use by UTS Higher Degree Research (HDR) students to work on their research. The space is prioritised for quiet study and writing. The Scholars Centre is located on level 10 of UTS Central (CB02) and is only accessible via UTS ID swipe card by authorised students.
The desks and rooms in the Scholars Centre are bookable only by HDR students for up to 6 hours at a time through Room Bookings. The Scholars Centre facilities include:
- 12 desks with computers
- 2 quiet rooms with a monitor that you can use with your own laptop (cables not supplied)
- 2 meeting rooms (accommodating up to 6 people) with AV
- student printing facilities
- lockers - request access to a locker by filling out the Scholars Centre Locker Application Form
Any belongings left on tables overnight will be removed and taken to Lost Property.
UTS thesis collection
UTS theses are automatically made available via the OPUS: Digital Thesis Collection after you have fulfilled the conditions to receive your degree. The Library will send you an email with a link to your work once it’s available.
UTS librarians offer bookable consultations to Hounours students, Higher Degree Research students and UTS staff.
Request a consultation for advice and guidance on:
- literature searching, including developing, documenting and reporting search strategies
- systematic or scoping reviews
- using library databases (e.g. Medline, Scopus, Embase)
- reference management and using EndNote
- publishing advice
- researcher profiles, and
- research data management.
- Sage Research Methods is a database on research methods including the Little Green and Little Blue books plus case studies for different disciplines.
- OPUS is the university’s institutional repository of academic outputs including publications and theses.
- ATSIDA is the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Data Archive. It is a trusted repository of Australian Indigenous data managed by UTS Library.
- RES Hub is an online and physical space for all UTS researchers to access research systems, capability development training and induction materials.
- Systematic review Study Guide is an online guide curated by librarians that outlines systematic or scoping reviews.