Research Support Framework

The University Library provides essential collection resources to support research alongside knowledgeable staff to support discovery, FAIR approaches to manage your data, scholarly publishing advice, and preservation of your research outputs.

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1. Discover

You want to… We provide… Who to ask…
1.1 Research and understand a topic or area Responsive collection of electronic resources and databases, a rich collection of physical texts both published and original, theses collection, Institutional Repository, University Archives, Interlibrary Loans, digitised resources and tools for discovery

Liaison Librarians

Collections & Discovery Services

Special Collections & Archives 

Manager, Digital Innovation

1.2 Identify all relevant literature Guidance for systematic searches including online resources, training sessions and consultations Liaison Librarians
1.3 Apply new technology to humanities research Advice and collaboration for Digital Humanities research projects with innovative elements Manager, Digital Innovation
1.4 Apply digital methods to analyse sources Gale Digital Scholar Lab with primary source materials coupled with Text Data Mining (TDM) functionality, including advice and training

Liaison Librarians

Manager, Digital Innovation

1.5 Improve your database and information searching skills Training in advanced searching  - online resources, training sessions, plus research consultations Liaison Librarians            

2. Manage

You want to... We provide... Who to ask...
2.1 Ensure compliant management for your data Support for Research Data Planner including online training, workshops and escalated queries

Liaison Librarians 

2.2 Plan for your data storage Advice at the commencement of your project for data management and archiving, including digital preservation advice and online resources

Liaison Librarians

Special Collections & Archives

Manager, Digital Innovation

2.3 Store and publish selected data Support for Figshare and LabArchives including training and escalated queries 

Liaison Librarians

2.4 Ensure your data is FAIR (Findable, Accessible, Interoperable and Re-useable) Long term retention and disposal advice and strategies, including online resources and information sessions, plus archival storage for research data

Liaison Librarians

Special Collections & Archives

Copyright & Open Access Coordinator

2.5 Keep track of your sources and references Citation management online resources and advice

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Liaison Librarians

2.6 Comply with cultural protocols for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander material and data Online resources and advice

Liaison Librarians

Indigenous Support Librarian

3. Publish

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3.1 Preferentially support Open Access (OA) scholarship Open Access policy leadership, repository options, selecting an OA publisher advice and online resources, plus support for Publish & Read agreements

Liaison Librarians            

Copyright & Open Access Coordinator

3.2 Make informed choices about publishing pathways Online resources and information sessions to demystify publishing models and support for transformative publishing contracts 

Liaison Librarians

Collections & Discovery Services

Copyright & Open Access Coordinator

3.3 Understand what you can and can’t do under copyright  Online resources, advice and training sessions

Liaison Librarians 

Copyright & Open Access Coordinator 

3.4 Publish your research outputs and mint a Digital Object Identifier (DOI) Support for Figshare including DOI minting, options for non-traditional outputs, online resources and escalated queries

Liaison Librarians

3.5 Publish a paper in a high impact journal H-index and impact factors advice including online resources Liaison Librarians
3.6 Know how to ‘get published’ Online resources and training sessions including publisher sessions

Liaison Librarians

Partnering with publishers

3.7 Create and maintain your unique ORCiD author identifier Online resources and advice Liaison Librarians
3.8 Understand Article Processing Charges (APCs) Institutional overview of APCs and their implications plus support for Publish & Read agreements

Liaison Librarians

Copyright & Open Access Coordinator

3.9 Understand your research metrics and impact Bibliometric tools, online resources, training sessions and advice

Liaison Librarians

3.10 Add your paper to the Institutional Repository Management of the Institutional Repository, Adelaide Research & Scholarship (AR&S) with supporting online resources

Liaison Librarians

Discovery Coordinator