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Study & research tools: Research support

Curtin research

espace is a digital collection of the research output of Curtin staff, students and affiliates.
Research staff and HDR students can find information on how to deposit publications to espace in the Guide to espace.

Research Skills Seminars

The Research Skills Seminar Series hosted and run by the Health Department of Western Australia is an excellent resource for HDR students in Health Sciences. Check out the seminars or contact the Faculty Librarian (Health) for more information.

Library help

Staff and postgraduate students can contact their Faculty Librarian with all their research needs including:
  • finding relevant literature
  • purchasing library resources
  • locating relevant, high-quality journals
  • measuring research impact
  • increasing visibility of your research

Research quality and impact service

The Library provides information and advice on tools and methods to measure and maximise research impact and quality.
Contact your Faculty librarian for help.

Research support LibGuides

Follow the links below to discover tools, resources and information to guide you through all stages of the research process.


Discover the essential information for starting out in research, including information on the library's research training. Aimed primarily at HDR students.


Identify where to look for the most relevant information, plan a search and use advanced searching techniques within library databases.


Learn about the publishing process, including publishing your thesis, create a publishing strategy, find journals in your field and maximise your research impact.


Discover more about open access the main issues and concerns, copyright, and the available publishing options.


Discover Curtin’s research output and how to include your research and deposit your thesis into espace.


Tools to help you track your citations, create citation reports, calculate your h-index and demonstrate research impact and quality. Includes help using Web of Science and Scopus.


Best practice on effectively describing, organising, storing, accessing and sharing data during and beyond the life of the research project. Includes a data management checklist.


Tips to help you manage your online presence, promote your research, find collaborators and get the most out of the library databases.

Library research workshops and training videos

The Library provides training on library resources and tools to support research.
Register for a workshop or contact your Faculty librarian to arrange a session.

           Training videos

Kickstart your research (series) 

 Other research videos

Tools for data analysis

Workshop evaluation

We would appreciate your feedback on the session you have attended.