Induction, Consultation & Training

Senior Client Services librarians in each faculty provide individual induction sessions, and consultation and training to support academic staff, researchers and higher degree research (HDR) students.

Support can be delivered individually or to small groups, in your workspace, remotely via teleconference, Skype, personal videoconference or using the CSU Online Meeting tool.

Request Library induction, consultation or training

Contact your Faculty librarian to arrange a consultation, or if you require further information about library induction and training.

Consultations or Training may include assistance with activities associated with the Research Cycle or assistance with Library activities associated with your teaching including:

Self Help

Library Research Support Guides



Recorded Training Sessions from the Research Office Professional Development Series.

Research Office online professional development (PD) calendar

Library Academic Services also deliver training for academic staff, researchers and higher degree research (HDR) students through the Research Office PD Sessions.

Date Session Details & Registration
9th Nov 2020 Using library databases effectively: getting better search results
Learn more about Library Databases, what’s available and how to get the most out of them with advanced search techniques.  This session will introduce you to different databases, their features and when to use them.
19th Nov 2020 Literature Review Using EndNote & NVivo – An Introduction
With your new skills with Nvivo, you can now learn how to use EndNote and Nvivo to manage and write your literature review.  You can import EndNote data into Nvivo and you can cite details from you Nvivo analysis.
25th Nov 2020 Using CRO and ORCiD profiles to publish and disseminate research
Using CRO and ORCiD profiles to publish and disseminate research [Publish & disseminate]Want to understand and get the best out of your CRO profile?  Come along and learn how to add publications to CRO, how to add to your profile and linking your CRO and ORCiD profiles.
9th Dec 2020 Ready to publish: Choosing where to publish
Almost ready to publish and want to know how to choose the best option for you and your work?  We will show you tips, tricks and resources, including metrics and how to identify reputable publishers.
10th Dec 2020 Ready to publish: What about Open Access?
Ready to publish: What about Open Access? [Publish & disseminate]Want to consider using an Open Access option for your publishing?  We will show you how to locate what is available, explain Open Access and what it is and how to identify reputable publishers, with added information on sharing resources.
15th Dec 2020 Presenting research metrics for grants and promotion
Are you looking to complete a grant application or application for promotion and want information about how to present your research impact? This session will show you how. Learn more about engaging with metrics to get the best possible outcome for your grant application or promotion. [Plan & Fund]

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