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Nau Mai Haere Mai | Welcome to your Zoology Subject Guide

This Guide brings together important research resources for Zoology. These include :

Different types of resources are available via the navigation bar, above. 

Please contact the subject librarian for Zoology (contact details on the right) with any questions about finding the resources you need!

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Postgraduate Information Sessions and Workshops 2020

There are Library sessions and workshops provided specifically for Postgraduate students. For more information and to register go to face-to-face sessions, or Zoom workshops.

Information sessions 10-11am (face to face) and 1-2pm (via Zoom) on the last Wednesday of the month

  • 29 Jan, 27 May, 30 Sep - Postgraduate Library Services An introduction to Library support, recommended resources and services.
  • 26 Feb, 24 Jun, 28 Oct - Effective Search Strategies - Learn how to search recommended databases for relevant literature, and manage your results
  • 25 Mar, 29 Jul, 25 Nov - The Thesis Guide – For new thesis students, about preparation, copyright compliance, submitting, and depositing.
  • 29 Apr, 26 Aug, 9 Dec - Researcher Profiles - Building an online profile to promote your research, and yourself.

 

Hands-on Workshops 10-11.30am (face to face) and 1-2.30pm (via Zoom) on Tuesdays & Thursdays twice a year

  • 28 Apr, 3 Nov - EndNote: Managing your references - A hands-on workshop using EndNote to store, group, edit and annotate references, and cite while you write (basic level). 
  • 30 Apr, 5 Nov - Research Data Management - Make sense of the complexity around data storage, description, re-use and archiving. 
  • 5 May, 10 Nov - Getting published - Practical tips for postgraduates. Learn how to develop a publishing strategy and identify the right journals for submission. 
  • 7 May, 12 Nov - Impact Metrics - Understand tools that explain impact factors and ranking for what to read, and where to publish. 

Featured Resource: The Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Biology

 

A major new reference for students and scholars of evolutionary biology is now online! The Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Biology is four volumes chock full of review articles written by leading scholars from across the field on topics ranging from the history of evolutionary thought to coevolution to speciation and beyond.

Featured Resource : Animal Diversity Web

The Animal Diversity Web is an online database and encyclopedia of animal natural history, built through contributions from students, photographers, and many others.

Subject Librarian | Kaitiaki Pukapuka

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Bronwyn Clarke
Contact:
(03) 479 7486