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
28th Feb 2020 Finding Funding Opportunities using Research Professional database
Want to find funding opportunities using the Research Professional database?  We will give you tips on searching and how to set up alerts and make the most of the information that is available to you.  [Plan & Fund]
11th Mar 2020 Using library databases effectively: Australian focus
Are you looking for Australian research or want to use Australian resources?  This session will show you the best databases to use and when to use them.  [Design & Discover]
17th Mar 2020 Getting started with EndNote
Are you starting you literature review, and want to organise your references? This session will cover setting up your EndNote Library, using EndNote with Word and other tips and tricks.  [Design & Discover]
31st Mar 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.  [Design & Discover]
2nd Apr 2020 Exploring Research Methods using Sage Research Methods Online
Are you starting your research, or do you want to know more about different research methods, then this is the session for you.  This session is also for you if you are a supervisor and would like to share videos or case studies with your students about different research methods. [Gather & Analyse]
8th Apr 2020 Using EndNote for theses and other publications
This session will look at advanced EndNote features, which will be helpful when writing your thesis or for other professional writing. [Design and Discover]

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