COVID-19 Advice for the JCU Community - Last updated: 22 October 2021, 8am (AEST)

I am a Researcher

The Library can help you connect with a wide range of resources and services that will support you through the research process and help maximise the impact of your research.

Plan and Design your Research

Start your research journey by identifying key literature in your area of research

One Search – One-stop search across all Library Resources

Library Guides – Range of guides including research guides to library resources and services

A-Z Databases – Alphabetical list of JCU bibliographic databases

NQHeritage@JCU – Digitised Special Collections

Acquiring Other Material – Interlibrary loans, purchase requests

Manage your Citations

Learn how to manage and organise the vast amount of information you will gather

Referencing – Referencing style guidance

EndNote Reference Management Software – All you need to know about EndNote

Manage your Research Data

Learn how to manage the data resulting from your research

Research Data Management Toolkit –  Guidance on research data management

Research Data JCU – Research data platform

Publish and Share Research Strategically

Publish your research results and make them discoverable

Publishing Academic Research – Key considerations for publishing your research

Open Access Publishing – Benefits and models of making your research open access

Copyright Information – All you need to know about copyright as a researcher

ResearchOnline@JCU – Institutional repository of research outputs and theses

Promote your Research

Establish an online identity and share your research

Engagement and Social Media – Social engagement tools to connect with a wider audience

Author Identifiers – Define your research achievements using ORCID and other identifiers

Research Portfolio – Customise your JCU Research Portfolio profile

JCU ORCID iD Linker – Link your JCU account to your ORCID iD

Measure your Impact

Identify the impact of your research

Publication and Citation metrics – Indicators of research performance and achievement

Altmetrics – Alternative metrics to measure impact

SciVal – Evaluation tool for research performance

Training and Support

Ask us for help

Liaison Librarians

Improve your skills

Workshops for All (library workshops open to all clients)

Workshops for HDRs

Illustration of the Research Life Cycle