Develop your research skills
The Research Toolkit has been developed to help researchers, from planning your research project, to finding the best ways to publish and demonstrate research impact.
The Graduate Research Advanced Skills Program (GRASP) enables HDR students to develop transferable skills in scholarly reading, thinking, analysing and writing.
Research Data Management Guide
The Research Data Management guide provides guidance on data management plans, data storage options and much more.
Faculty Librarians provide discipline specific advice to support the research goals of academics and HDR students. Contact your Faculty Librarian for assistance with literature and systematic reviews, advanced search strategies, advice on discipline specific resources, scholarly publishing, and guidance across the research lifecycle.
The Library has a range of research workshops available
Curtin University’s institutional repository espace is an open access digital collection of Curtin research publications and HDR theses.
espace enables Curtin researchers to comply with the Open Access policies of funding bodies including the ARC and NHRMC.
Curtin Research Data Collection
The Library provides a data publication and DOI minting service through the Curtin Research Data Collection. The Collection enables Curtin Researchers to openly share their data, to meet publisher and funder requirements, and to improve the impact of their research.
Research Data Champions
The Research Data Champion program aims to build a collaborative and diverse community of research data experts to drive uptake of good research data management practice and improve discipline-specific research data management support for Curtin researchers.
Metrics and impact
Demonstrate research performance and impact using our targeted advice on metrics and impact tools.
Using a safe, stable digital identifier to connect yourself with your research
Learn about Open Research & copyright
Curtin Library is committed to supporting open and FAIR practices in research, learning and teaching. Learn about how Curtin Library supports Open Research and how you can incorporate Open Research into your teaching, research and learning.Learn about Open Research
Learn about how to copy materials under commonly used copyright exceptions including fair dealing. Our copyright website has a range of resources for research and study, such as reuse guidelines, thesis/espace advice and copyright FAQs. Learn about understanding your copyright obligations and see the step by step guide for HDR students.Learn about copyright in research
Access Library research services
The Library is available to help researchers identify and access relevant information, and give advice on copyright, metrics, research data, publishing and writing skills.