Do you need help with your research?

Contact the Research Services team about Library services and resources available to you, or to get advice on:

  • Developing effective strategies for a literature search
  • Writing for research proposal, thesis and publication
  • Using referencing managers, such as EndNote, Zotero and Mendeley
  • Adding publications to the RMIT Research Repository and managing research data
  • Strategic publishing, including open access
  • Research metrics support and research profiles
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Research and writing training

From self-paced online guides and discipline-specific, customised workshops to regular training webinars and talks by invited speakers, see what training opportunities the Library Research team has on offer.


Open access research

We support open access publishing by managing the RMIT Research Repository and providing you with guidance on research data publishing and promotion using Figshare.


Managing your references and copyright

Get advice on how to integrate and manage references, cite Creative Commons works and comply with copyright requirements.


Scholarly communication and engagement

Get advice on strategic publishing, from planning to identifying where to publish and promote your publications. We can guide you in creating and managing your researcher profile, and measuring and demonstrating your research impact.

Peer mentors can help you

Peer mentoring for HDR students

Connect with an HDR peer mentor to build your networks, discuss your goals, and receive guidance and support to help you navigate the challenges of being an HDR candidate. Get help with:

  • practicing succinctly discussing your research topic
  • developing your pitch for research papers or conferences
  • managing your relationship with your supervisor
  • meeting milestones
  • staying connected to RMIT while studying remotely and more

To connect with an HDR peer mentor, go to Vygo web app or download Vygo mobile app from your app store. Make sure to use the 'Log In With University Credentials/SSO' option and then follow the prompts. For more information contact

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