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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, in Faculty of Business, Justice and Behavioural Sciences.


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

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.

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.