UTS Library provides advice, training, workshops, and assistance for researchers at all stages of your research journey.
Search the literature
- Borrow items from the Library collection.
- Browse Library databases.
- Search UTS Publications including OPUS and UTS ePRess.
- Learn the best methods for searching the literature.
- Get support for systematic or scoping reviews.
- Search features and tips for browsing the Library catalogue and specialist databases.
- Request a resource for materials the Library doesn’t hold.
Manage your research
- Understand your responsibilities around managing research data and how to fulfil them.
- Establish your research data management plan.
- Reference management and software such as EndNote.
Publish and share
- Understand how to publish strategically for impact and avoid predatory publishers.
- Publish your research data.
- Copyright advice to help you understand what you can use, copy and publish.
- Make your research Open Access.
- Learn about UTS’ publishing services.
- Browse ATSIDA the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Data Archive for a trusted repository of Australian Indigenous data.
Build your publishing track record
- Maintain your online profiles and understand how to use citation metrics to demonstrate the impact of your research.
- Find and be discovered by potential collaborators.
- Strategic Publishing, Research Impact & Researcher Profiles Guide covers scholarly publishing strategies, how to choose a journal, discusses Open Access publishing models, how to evaluate research impact, and provides tips around managing researcher profiles.
Support for HDR students
- Submit your digital thesis to the UTS Digital Thesis collection.
- See the Copyright Guidelines for UTS Digital Thesis submission(PDF).
- Explore guidelines on formatting and submitting your thesis in the Graduate Research Candidature Management, Thesis Preparation and Submission Procedures(PDF).
- Enrol in self-paced online modules specific to HDR students and aligned to the UTS HDR capability framework, designed to support you through your research project, including:
- Visit the Scholar’s Centre for quiet study, printing facilities, lockers and dedicated research space.
- RES Hub is an online and physical space for all UTS researchers to access research systems, capability development training and induction materials.
Consultations and training
The Library can provide personalised advice, training and support at all stages of your research journey.
- Chat to someone from the Library for instant support.
- Book a consultation with a librarian for one-on-one assistance.
- Attend an in-person or online workshop available via RES Hub, Graduate Research School and the Library’s workshops page.
- Access self-paced online training Library’s YouTube channel.
- Contact the Library to arrange workshops tailored to faculty, centre, school or group.