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AIRR | ANZCA Institutional Research Repository: Submitting to AIRR

This following page outlines the various submission processes for AIRR | ANZCA Institutional Research Repository.CURRENTLY BETA-TESTING.

Selection criteria framework

Content to be included in AIRR:

  • ANZCA and FPM Fellow research grants (publications and outcomes)
  • ANZCA and FPM Fellow publications (not related to research grants, eg. journal articles, theses, book chapters)
  • ANZCA and FPM trainee research (published and unpublished)
  • ASM abstracts and presentations
  • ANZCA policy and background papers

A complete copy of the selection criteria framework can be found here:

A. Register a user submission profile

Before submitting items to AIRR, it is first necessary to register a user submission profile.

Steps 1 & 2 below may be completed by the person to be registered, or a library staff member:

  1. Go to
  2. Enter the E-mail Address of the person to be registered and click the Register button

This will automatically generate an email from the library to the email address nominated above - the email’s subject will be AIRR Account Registration.

Note: If you have completed steps 1 & 2 above on behalf of another user, please advise that user to check their emails and advise them to follow steps 3-6 below.

Note: Steps 3-6 must be completed by the person to be registered:

  1. Open the email from Library with subject AIRR Account Registration and click on the URL that is in the email - the Registration Information screen will open in your browser
  2. Ensure the following details are entered:
  • First name – for example: Peter
  • Last name – for example: Smith
  • Choose a Password to use, and repeat the password to confirm
  1. Click on the Complete Registration button when complete – the Registration Complete screen will display
  2. Click on Return to My ANZCA Home link to return to the My ANZCA screen.

Note: Please allow 3 working days for library staff to authorise your account to submit to AIRR.

Once authorised, you will receive an email notification:

B. Logging into AIRR

Once registered, the user can log into AIRR:

  1. Go to URL:
  2. Click Sign on to: My ANZCA

  1. Enter the E-mail address and Password used on the Registration Information form
  2. Click on the Log In button

C: Adding/editing your researcher profile

It is possible to create a researcher profile as soon as you have registered. It is also possible to edit an existing profile at any time.

See the downloadable instructions for full details.

D. Adding item records to AIRR

Once your user profile has been authorised, it is possible to item records (articles/books/chapters/presentations) to AIRR. Note: Authorisation is not required to create/update your researcher profile.

See the downloadable instructions for full details.

Submit via Library

It is also possible to submit your research item or author profile via the Library.

Note: Please allow 3-5 working for your submission to be added to AIRR.

Want to update an existing record?

Once approved, item records and author profiles can only edited by AIRR administrators.

To update an existing record:

Adding keywords and subject terms

Keywords/subjects can be used to describe the subject of items (eg. articles, book chapters, presentations) as well as the key research interests of author profiles. The ANZCA Foundation has developed a list of relevant keywords that can guide the selection of the relevant keywords.

Alternatively medical subject headings can be located with MeSH on Demand.

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