Services for researchers

UOW Library supports academics and students to achieve research excellence. Our self-help guides and personalised consultations can help you through all stages of the research journey, from finding literature to measuring research impact, supporting grant applications and applying for promotion.

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Open access principles

UOW’s open access principles align with our strategic goals to inspire a better future through education, research, and partnership. These principles articulate the University’s commitment to providing guidance, advice, and support to researchers to disseminate UOW research as widely as possible. UOW acknowledges the importance of open access to research and the growth of open scholarship in the higher education sector. 

Read about open access principles

Open access publishing agreements

UOW Library participates in open access publishing agreements (Read & Publish agreements) that allow UOW researchers to publish eligible article types with selected publishers, at no cost to the author. Once you have the assessed the quality and suitability of a journal to publish in, you can use this guide to determine if your article is eligible to be published open access under one of the agreements.

Learn more about Read & Publish agreements

Publication management at UOW

Elements is UOW’s research outputs management system that enables you to manage your publications and ensures an accurate reflection of your collective research outputs. Elements is the primary source of publication data that UOW researchers utilise to maintain and update their UOW researcher profile, UOW scholars.

Getting started with UOW Scholars and Elements

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Research consultations are available with our librarians. Appointments are available during business hours.

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Researcher Toolkit (Intranet)
Research Services Office
Graduate Research School
Research Integrity Office