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Research tools: GETTING STARTED

This guide contains information about various research-related support tools and services.

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  • ANZCA Research
  • Mendeley Funding
  • Articles & websites


The New Cochrane Library Training Hub

Get your hands on a wealth of videos, webinars, guides, and promotional material that can be printed out on demand for your library users. Please note that a one-time registration is needed.

Articles​Glasziou P, Chalmers I. Research waste is still a scandal-an essay by Paul Glasziou and Iain Chalmers. BMJ. 2018 Nov 12;363:k4645.

ArticlesStory DA, Tait AR. Survey researchAnesthesiology 2019;130(2):192-202.

NSQHS standards - live literature searches

These PubMed live searches provide updated results for 11 topics aligned to the Australian National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standards. They have been developed, tested and endorsed as part of the HeLiNS (Health Libraries for the National Standards) Research Project, a joint initiative of HLA and HLI (Health Libraries Inc).


  • Searches have been created by a librarian with expertise in searching for evidence on health.
  • Aimed at clinicians working in Australian hospitals who wish to find evidence to support best practice in line with Australian National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards.

The searches: 

WebsiteAdvance care planning

WebsiteBlood management

WebsiteClinical handover


WebsiteDeteriorating patient

WebsiteFalls prevention

WebsiteInfection prevention

WebsiteMedical safety

WebsitePartnering with consumers

WebsitePressure injuries

WebsiteWound management

Additional information about the searches and advanced options/tips can be accessed here:

Articles and websites

ANZCA Research

ANZCA strongly supports research via the ANZCA Research Foundation and the ANZCA Research Committee, which assesses research applications, and the ANZCA Clinical Trials Network.

Information ANZCA Research


Mendeley Funding

Mendeley Funding makes it easy to search over 20,000 funding opportunities from over 2,000 organizations across the globe including Australia,New Zealand, US government agencies, the European Union, and UK Research councils.

InformationAccess Mendeley Funding here [requires free account]

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