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.
The Library and Monash e-Research Centre are available to help manage your research data more effectively. Find out more at the Monash research data website.
Large Research Data Storage (LaRDS) meets the storage requirements of all researchers, including HDR students. LaRDS offers secure storage at no cost for standard users. For help and information on accessing LaRDS contact the Monash e-Research Centre.
Learning how to use EndNote bibliographic software may save you time by making it easy for you to store, find and cite your references. Ask your contact librarian about training and support in the use of EndNote.
See the Higher Degrees by Research library guide for more information on the services and resources available to HDR students.
Impact Factors (sometimes referred to as ISI Impact Factors or IF) are 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 within their field.
Journal Impact Factors can be found in Incites Journal Citation Reports (JCR). See the links on the Library databases page:
JCR can also be accessed via Web of Science and ISI Web of Knowledge databases.
If your work is cited in journals not listed in JCR, consider the following:
The ERA (Excellence in Research for Australia) initiative assesses research quality in eight discipline clusters within Australia's higher education institutions, using a combination of indicators and expert review by committees comprising experienced, internationally-recognised experts.
Scopus Analytics is available (on campus only) from the direct link in the 'Important message' box on the Scopus database information page. Scopus analyses data for peer-reviewed journals indexed by Scopus from 1996 to present in five calculations:
Publish or Perish (PoP) is a free software program that retrieves and analyses academic citations. It uses Google Scholar to obtain the raw citations, then analyses these and presents the following statistics:
The software is available for download from the PoP website.
Australia's Knowledge Gateway is a search engine to highlight the activities of Australian researchers and make them more accessible to business, government, students and the wider community.
Fields of Research (FoR) Codes for Medical and Health Sciences