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  Library services for Researchers Research data management Training & workshops

The Library provides a range of high quality services for researchers: specialist resources, open access publishing and repository, workshops, requesting books and articles, and a range of advisory services.

Consult with a librarian to help increase your research productivity and impact:

Book an appointment


Plan, document, archive and publish data with the help of library services. 

ResearchData@ND - the University's research data management planning (RDMP) tool is now launched. Researchers will use the tool to document the details of their research project through to publication.



The Researcher Development workshops can help you grow your information research skills and digital capabilities.

RD Calendar

Advanced Information
Research Skills (AIRS)

Keeping up to date Researcher identity Scholarly publishing  

Keep up to date with publishing in your field with Table of Contents (ToC) and Saved Search alerts.

  Consider how the world sees you and your research. You can never start too soon to craft your research identity...  

See our guides for information on what to consider when publishing your research.

Strategic publishing

Open Access

Read & Publish

Research Impact

Systematic reviews Grey literature ResearchOnline@ND  

Our guide will take you through the steps involved in conducting a Systematic Review, provides tips and resources, and shows you what support is available.


Find important non-traditional resources for research created by government, academia and industry.

Grey literature guide


ResearchOnline@ND is the University's digital repository. Its goal is to capture the intellectual output of Notre Dame authors and researchers, and to promote open access to research and outputs, including research data.




Research Consultations

Library research consultations connect researchers to the information and skills needed to support their research. Research consultations provide an extended opportunity for students and staff to have specific research queries answered, locate relevant information tools and develop research strategies tailored to their individual or group needs.

You may benefit from a personalised research consultation if you are:

  • undertaking a complex research project and require assistance with your research data management plan
  • looking for scholarly information related to your research topic or area of research
  • undertaking a systematic review
  • unsure whether you have located all relevant resources
  • wanting assistance to identify and search the Library's specialist databases
  • in need of guidance with search tools and planning your search strategy
  • wanting to build your understanding about researcher identifiers, increasing your visibility and publication management including open access
  • seeking advice about thesis formatting
  • wanting to keep current with the literature and research trends using alerting tools
  • needing help using bibliographic management tools to construct bibliography referencing

Appointments must be booked at least 2 business days in advance due to the preparation required.