Access tips

Links to "Watch on demand" recordings included in this guide are accessed via Panopto:

  • You will need to log in with your Charles Sturt username and password.
  • If taken to a "Sign in to Panopto" screen select "Interact 2" from the drop down menu.

Strategic literature searching: Journal and citation databases

This workshop introduces the dynamic process of strategic literature searching. We’ll demonstrate how to develop a search strategy and how to get the best out of journal databases. 

Strategic literature searching: Australian resources and grey literature

Looking for Australian research, resources or grey literature? This session will demonstrate where and how to locate these resources. 

Develop your systematic-like literature review

Want to know more about Systematic Reviews? This short session will provide a guide to the tools available and show you the steps to creating a systematic or systematic-like review. 

Get started with EndNote

Starting your literature review, and want to organise your references? This session will cover setting up your EndNote Library, using EndNote with Word and other tips and tricks. Mac users note – as this session is run on a Windows computer you will notice slight differences. 

Advanced EndNote: For theses and publications

This session will look at advanced EndNote features which will be helpful when writing your thesis or for other professional writing. We recommend watching or attending "Get Started with EndNote" before registering for this session.  

Use SAGE Research Methods

Starting your research or want to know more about different research methods? This session will show you where and how to locate resources, including videos and case studies, on a wide range of research methods. 

Publishing your research

Ready to publish and looking at your options? Want to know how to choose the best option for you and your work? In this session we'll chat about tips and resources that can help identify the best publishing options for your work. We'll touch on journal metrics and how to identify reputable publishers and Open Access publishing opportunities. 

Publishing your research: Open Access

In this workshop we’ll take an in depth look at everything Open Access. We’ll explain what Open Access is, the benefits of Open Access, how to make your work Open Access and also demonstrate tools you can use to identify reputable and relevant Open Access publishers. 

Authorship and copyright for theses and publication

Planning to include journal articles, that you have written during your candidature, in your thesis? Planning to publish further works from your thesis? This information session will support you to apply the appropriate copyright, Intellectual Property, Open Access and Creative Commons guidelines to your research outputs. 

Use CRO, ORCiD and researcher profiles to promote your research

Researcher profiles can be used to promote and disseminate your research. In this session we’ll touch on various researcher profiles, look at how to edit your CRO profile, link your CRO and ORCiD profiles, and add publications to CRO.  

Metrics and your research impact

Are you looking for ways to showcase and promote your research?  In this session we will look at author metrics, article metrics and alternative metrics. We will also touch on how to present your research metrics for grant applications and applications for promotion.