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Higher Degree Research (Faculty of Business, Justice, Behavioural Sciences)

A guide to support Higher Degree Research candidates with preparation of Research Proposal and Draft Literature Review for RES701, RES702 and RES703


A guide to support Higher Degree Research Candidates in the Faculty of Business, Justice and Behavioural Sciences who are researching for their Literature Review and Research Proposal.

This library guide will look at:

  • Library services and support for your research
  • Sources of Information
  • Managing literature search results
  • The Literature Review search
  • Information about Research Methods
  • Other useful Library Resource guides

Library Services

Library Services

Other useful guides

Database Help - A guide to getting more targeted search results from databases.

EndNote - A guide to using EndNote to manage references and full text from search results, and citing and referencing in Word.

Literature Review -  A guide to support higher degree research (HDR) candidates conducting and writing a literature review.

Company and Industry Information - Highlighting useful databases for locating company and industry information, along with search tips.

eBook collections - A guide to locating and using scholarly eBooks

Grey Literature -  A guide to find  “information produced by all levels of government, academics, business and industry in electronic and print formats not controlled by commercial publishing”

Statistics, Standards, Patents and Trademarks - A guide to finding these in Australian and International organisations.

International Law - A guide to finding International laws.

EndNote and Nvivo - A guide to exporting your EndNote Library pdfs and references to Nvivo for text analysis of common themes in discourse.

Research Data Management - A guide with important considerations for your Research Data Plan as required for your Research Proposal