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Writing & referencing


Search by Ma Qing from the Noun Project Looking for a citation?
Use the PubMed Single Citation Matcher to find article details


EndNote is the industry standard software tool for publishing and managing bibliographies, citations and references for Windows and Mac

Need more help? Request an EndNote training session with an Austin Librarian

Re:cite - University of Melbourne

An interactive guide to common referencing styles including APA, Harvard, Vancouver, etc.

Academic referencing tool - La Trobe University

Provides detailed examples of the four referencing styles; AGLC3 (Law), APA 6, Footnoting and Harvard that have been endorsed for undergraduate students by La Trobe University

Citing and referencing library guide - Monash University

Clear and thorough guide to referencing a wide range of items in styles including Harvard, Vancouver, APA and more


Sharing articles

Use Browzine to easily share articles with your colleagues without breaching copyright

Australian Copyright Council

Browse A-Z resources on Australian copyright law for content creators and consumers

Copyright Agency

The Australian Government has appointed the Copyright Agency to manage the education copying scheme

Creative Commons

Flexible copyright options for publishing creative work electronically over the Internet. Enables authors and artists to share and publish their work, and build on the work of others. Which creative commons licence is right for me? (flowchart)

3D printing in medicine: some intellectual property issues (Ben Hopper – 2017)

This note sets out in brief intellectual property (IP) issues under Australian law raised by 3D printing in medicine and surgery


Equator Network 

A collection of guidelines and policy documents to help you report your research in an accurate and transparent way.

Instructions to authors

Provides instructions for over 6,000 journals in health and life sciences

BioMed Central Writing resources 

BMC's guide on writing and publishing a scientific manuscript 

Australian Code for the Responsible Conduct of Research, 2018 - NHMRC

The code establishes a framework for responsible research conduct that provides a foundation for high-quality research, credibility and community trust in the research endeavour

Authorship & Publication - Writing Tips - Queensland University of Technology



 Publish open access

Are you affiliated with a university? You can publish open access free of any transactional Article Processing Charges. Check the CAUL list of agreements

All scholarly publications arising from NHMRC-funded research must now be immediately and freely available on publication. See the NHMRC Open Access Policy.


JANE (Journal/Author Name Estimator)

Tool to suggest journals or experts who publish similar articles on the basis of sample text (e.g. title/abstract)


Uses SCOPUS data to compare journal rank and influence. Compare by title or subject area. 

Predatory publishing: what authors need to know

This editorial outlines how to identify and avoid publishing your research in predatory journals. You can also check this list of predatory publishers


Quick resource to help identify predatory journals

Be iNFORMEd: Checklist

A checklist to assess the quality of a journal or publisher

Have you got an ORCID?

An ORCID is a persistent digital identifier that distinguishes you from every other researcher. You can find out more information on their website or you can click here to register

Submit your paper to AHRO

Austin Health Research Online (AHRO) is Austin Health's research repository. Submitting your work helps us record the research output of the organisation


How to write a paper by George M. Hall Citing medicine : NLM style guide Publication manual of the American Psychological Association
How to write a paper, edited by George M. Hall Citing medicine : NLM style guide Publication manual of the American Psychological Association