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.

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

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

Learn how to manage the data resulting from your research

Research Data and Information Management –  Guidance on research data management

Research Data JCU – Research data platform

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

Read and Publish (RAP) Agreements - Find which journals' article processing charges are covered by library subscriptions

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

ResearchOnline@JCU – Institutional repository of research outputs and theses

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

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

Ask us for help

Key Library Contacts

Improve your skills

Library Workshops

Illustration of the Research Life Cycle