Journalism: Research

Enabling your research

The Library has extensive print and online resources. Research staff and students also have access to the Document delivery service through which you can request material not available at Monash.

You are encouraged to recommend material to add to the library collection to support your research.

The Library and Monash e-Research Centre are available to help manage your research data more effectively. Find out more online.

This page discusses data storage options for researchers and Graduate Research Students.

Learning how to use EndNote bibliographic software may save you time by making it easy for you to store, find and cite your references. Contact your subject librarian about training and support in the use of EndNote.

Monash University Research Portal is a central store for University research outputs.

Monash University Publishing publishes high quality books and scholarly journals online and in print.

Journal Impact Factors

The Impact Factor is a measure of how often the average article in a particular journal has been cited within a set period of time, and is used as a quantitative tool for evaluating journals.

Journal Impact Factors can be found in Journal Citation Reports (JCR).  Access JCR via Web of Science database, or enter straight from the databases page links:

Finding 'Cited By' information

To find Cited By information (ie. which articles have cited a specific article) use the following:

Where else can I search for information?

  • You should search the Library's databases for the high-quality information that will be the basis of your research. The library's databases provide access to the most comprehensive, authoritative and up-to-date information, and enable users to include effective limits on searches for more precise results.
  • Try Google Scholar, which is a useful supplement to database research.