The Library provides a range of help services to academics and researchers.

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Academic research support

Optimise your research impact, enhance your research profile, access research tools, and discover library resources.

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Book a research consultation

Book a personal one to one subject librarian consultation to discuss specialised research, learning and teaching support.

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The Library provides access to a wide range of articles and other information via online databases.

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Open Access Institutional Repository

Open Access Victoria University of Wellington | Te Herenga Waka is the University’s research repository where digital research outputs are openly accessible

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Special collections

The Library has several special physical and online collections

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Thesis guides

Find information about formatting your thesis, how to deposit your thesis, and how to find other theses and dissertations in New Zealand and internationally.

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Publishing guides

Learn about strategic publishing and access advice on open access publishing

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Manage your research data

Develop a research data management plan. Manage your research data so that it is stored in a safe way that enables appropriate access.

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Optimise your research impact

Learn about traditional citation metrics and altmetrics, online attention and the importance of identifiers such is ORCiDs and DOIs for tracking.

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Acknowledge your sources – resources to help you save and manage your references

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Make a purchase recommendation

Recommendations for the purchase of Library resources can be made by any member of the University community.