eResearch refers to the use of advanced information and communication technologies to support research. The common underlying themes include data management, computation and instrumentation, as well as research collaboration and dissemination [source].


Library workshops

The library offers a range of workshops and resources including those under the headings below:

UQ Research Data Manager  Infographics  EndNote

Useful links

  • UQ Data Manager (UQRDM) cloud
  • GitHub: UQ eResearch Group
  • AURIN (Australian Urban Research Infrastructure Network): Established under the auspices of the Australian Government as a collaborative networking of researchers and data providers across academia, government, and industry.
  • QRIS Cloud: Cloud and data storage. The Queensland node of the Research Data Services project and the national research cloud provided by the National eResearch Collaboration Tools and Resources project.
  • Endnote: A software to organise and annotate your references
  • ORCID: A persistent digital identifier to establish your researcher profile.
  • Web of Science Researcher ID Publons: Improved Web of Science researcher ID to track your publications
  • Google Scholar: Update your publication profile.

Graduate Digital Research Fellowship Program 2023

9 December 2022 5:00pm
The Graduate Digital Research Fellowship Program is designed to prepare research students for academic or non-academic careers in digital scholarship.

Advanced literature searching [webinar]

17 November 2022 10:00am11:00am
Learn how to use and navigate the UQ Library search engine. Learn strategies to find and identify what you’re looking for, and like a skilled investigator, identify and track down promising additional material. This session is targeted at new HDR students who have little experience with Library searching.

Version control with Git (QCIF) [webinar]

17 November 2022 9:00am12:30pm
Version control is the lab notebook of the digital world. learn how you can record and trace every change made to a document, be it software code or a thesis. Prior knowledge of UNIX/Linux command line is REQUIRED. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND WILL OPEN ON 17 SEP AT NOON.

Sensitive data management (QCIF) [webinar]

4 July 2022 9:00am11:00am
This workshop uses practical and discussion-based training to guide researchers about identifying what constitutes sensitive data, the risks of working with sensitive data, and how to appropriately manage those risks. The workshop is particularly relevant for clinical, environmental, and ecological researchers, but is applicable to all fields of research. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND WILL OPEN ON 24 APRIL AT NOON.

HASS Research: Open data and new statistics

5 October 2021 1:00pm4:00pm
This workshop will help to situate researchers into the emerging expectations associated with the Open Science movement.

HASS Research: Archival research

5 October 2021 9:00am12:00pm
This workshop shows you how to approach archives and their various categories, organising principles, finding aids, and procedures.

Data story-telling (QCIF) [webinar]

30 June 2021 1:30pm3:30pm
This workshop focuses on developing your data storytelling skills, using practical hands-on sessions that combine the three elements of data, visuals and narrative to construct a meaningful and memorable story about your research. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND WILL OPEN ON 30 MAY AT NOON.