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Research support hub: Information & resources

This hub has been designed to bring together the various resources provided by the ANZCA library to support research-related activities.

Guide index

Library > Library guides > Research support

Access anywhere

It is possible to access ANZCA library full-text resources outside the library via such services as Google Scholar and by utilising browser extensions that allow you to link to the full-text when a citation appears on a web site (ie: PubMed/Wikipedia).

ANZCA research

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

ANZCA Research [college website]


Covidence is a web-based tool that improves healthcare evidence synthesis by improving the efficiency and experience of creating and maintaining Systematic Reviews.


Databases & collections

ANZCA library provides access to a range of specialised medical and education databases and collections.

"Giving AIRR to ANZCA and FPM research"

The ANZCA Institutional Research Repository (AIRR) has been developed to collect, preserve and promote the significant amount of important research published by college fellows and trainees.

AIRR | ANZCA Institutional Research Repository

Literature searching

For anaesthetists and pain specialists needing help conducting their own literature searches on specific topics, using specialised resources - including those available through the ANZCA library.


Research Help

Learn more about the how to assemble and format citations appropriate for your needs.

Research consultation service

The college now has a dedicated Research Librarian, who will be able to assist you with your research-related queries and provide literature search assistance.

                            Research consultation service [college website]

Research support toolkit (RSTK)

This toolkit brings together information resources related to the area of research, including all college-related support resources. It offers a primer for emerging investigators and research co-ordinators who would like to know more and support materials for both new and established researchers.

Talk to us

We rely on your feedback to further develop and support user access to the ANZCA library. Use the link below to provide content suggestions, as well as to make recommendations, report issues, and to give general feedback.

Library feedback form

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ANZCA acknowledges and respects Māori as the Tangata Whenua of Aotearoa and is committed to upholding the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi, fostering the college’s relationship with Māori, supporting Māori fellows and trainees, and striving to improve the health of Māori.