ResearchDirect Guidelines

Definitions
Post Print Manuscript version of a work accepted for publication, following peer review and revision. 
Refereed Expert review by subject peers

ResearchDirect includes material created by, associated to/with, or sponsored by University staff and students, past and present. 

The following materials may be included in ResearchDirect:

  • Research output deemed eligible for government reporting.  Further information is available here
  • Publications by current University staff and students at the post-print stage (subject to any necessary agreement with the publisher)
  • University PhD and Masters by Research degree theses
  • University related research such as books, book chapters, working papers, discussion papers and technical reports
  • University conference proceedings
  • University research series
  • Audio, images and multimedia
  • Research data and descriptions
  • Patents
  • Non-reportable published research output

The following materials will not be included in ResearchDirect:

  • Material intended for commercialisation
  • Publications containing confidential material
  • Publications which infringe copyright
  • Material to which granting unrestricted access would compromise ethical considerations, including those relating to cultural sensitivities.
  • Honours theses
  • Non-refereed draft papers or draft versions of papers released for discussion.
  • Administrative documents and records, including those associated with research projects
  • Teaching materials

The Library reserves the right to withdraw items from ResearchDirect.