Library research support

As a researcher at Victoria University (VU), you can access a great range of resources and support services.

The VU library gives you access to countless journals, collections and research materials. Plus, as a research staff or Higher Degree Research candidate, you can use research lounges and receive valuable professional and personal support.

Boost your impact


The Researcher Development Program includes library-specific sessions.

Research fundamentals:

  • using Endnote
  • managing information
  • using library resources, such as research databases and research tools.

Research impact & dissemination and getting published:

  • managing your research profile
  • identifying high quality journal publications.


Make an appointment for expert advice and assistance with:

  • conducting library research
  • deciding where to publish to increase the impact of your research
  • managing your research profile
  • claiming and depositing research publications in VU Elements
  • research data management
  • copyright advice
  • getting your publications in the VU Research Repository.

More information & sessions

Email  [email protected]  to request:

  • more information about these programs
  • additional development sessions for a specific audience.

Theses & research papers

According to University regulations, PhD and Masters by Research theses are required to be deposited with the:

  • Victoria University (VU) Library
  • University Archive
  • College in which the candidate conducted the work.

It is also compulsory to lodge an electronic copy with the Victoria University Research Repository (VURR). Your thesis will then be indexed by search engines, eg. Google.

Contact us

Area of supportNameContact
Research ServicesCameron Barrie+61 3 9919 4620
[email protected]
CopyrightIngrid Unger+61 3 9919 5958
[email protected]
Digital RepositoriesDigital Services [email protected]
Business & ITLou Connell+61 3 9919 4423
[email protected]
Sport, Health & EngineeringSuzanne Poliness+61 3 9919 8629
[email protected]
Law, Justice, Arts & EducationMurray Greenway+61 3 9919 1834
[email protected]