Publishing your Research

Library publishing support service

The Library offers a publishing support service to university researchers at all levels. We offer real-world, individual advice on all aspects of publishing. The following groups might benefit from our service:

  • Research Higher Degree students – general advice on value of publishing, mechanics, how to get started
  • Early Career Researchers – getting established as a published academic
  • Established academics – practical help or referral to other services as required
  • Potential editors – setting up journals or conference publications.

Please note that we do not offer academic career advice. Consult your colleagues, mentors or supervisors for specific advice in your discipline.

General (Workshops and one-on-one sessions)

  • Initial advice about publishing projects
  • Advice about other ways to disseminate research
  • Resources, e.g. webpages, blogs, style guides, calls for papers
  • Dealing with editors and publishers - rejections, requests for revisions, delays etc.

Monographs, textbooks, books for non-specialist audiences

  • Advice about publishers
  • Help finding publishers
  • Advice on publishing contracts
  • Advice about self-publishing

Journal and conference proceedings publications

  • Mentoring and advice on setting up an e-journal or conference publication
  • OJS service/training
  • Advice on peer review processes etc.

ISBN service

The Library has purchased a batch of ISBNs which can be provided to university staff for teaching and research-related publications published by the university.

Publishing FAQs

Contact: ResearchLibrarians@Flinders


University resources

Research Publication, Authorship and Peer Review Policy

This policy defines the rights and responsibilities of University researchers in the authorship, publication and dissemination of research outputs. It has guidelines about attribution of authorship among multiple authors, participating in the peer review process, open access and other aspects of publication.

Research Services Office

The Research Services Office provides support for grant applications, research ethics applications, and research data and reporting. They administer the Research Management Information System (RMIS) where researchers enter details of their publications and can track their research record.

Office of Graduate Research

The OGR runs a RHD Professional Development Program which includes workshops on many aspects of research higher degree study, including publishing.

Advice for EHL Researchers

Information from the Faculty of Education, Law and Humanities giving general guidance to scholars in the Faculty on where to submit their research for publication, based on the 2015 ERA rules.

Advice for S&BS Researchers

Presentations from the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Science publishing workshops.