Cultural Advice

Aboriginal Peoples are advised the Library Collection contains images, voices and names of deceased people in physical and online resources.

The Library recognises the significance of the traditional cultural knowledges contained within its Collection. The Library acknowledge some materials contain language that may not reflect current attitudes, was published without consent or recognition, or, is offensive. These materials reflect the views of the authors and/or the period in which they were produced and do not represent the views of the Library.

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Publishing and measuring impact

Maximise the visibility of your research to a global audience.

Metrics and impact

The Metrics and Impact Guide introduces you to benchmarking performance using metrics such as journal quartiles, normalised citation impact (NCI) and altmetrics. Distinguish yourself from other researchers and increase the visibility of your work with author profiles such as ORCiD.

Open access

Nationally and internationally, there has been a shift towards making research outputs available online via open access with the aim of enabling the free flow of information to benefit researchers, institutions, and society as a whole.  The Open Access Guide provides an overview of a range of issues relevant to open access publishing including what open access is, different publishing models, publisher and funding requirements, and copyright. Utilise Read & Publish Agreements, including with Elsevier, Taylor & Francis, Springer Nature and Wiley to publish your research as open access with no transactional article processing charge fees applied. 


There are many factors to consider when publishing your research. Visit the Publishing Guide for: tips from UniSA researchers; quality indicators for where to publish; key markers of 'predatory' publishing practices; tips on maximising the visibility of your work; and information about open access, copyright considerations, and managing data.

Research Outputs Repository

The University’s Research Outputs Repository contains records of research outputs from University staff, Research Degree and Masters by Research students. It includes publications (journal articles, book chapters, conference papers, reviews, reports etc.), selected scholarly articles, creative works (paintings, sculptures, photos, digital works etc.) and theses.

Social media for researchers

The Social Media for Researchers Guide provides tips from UniSA researchers on how they use social media effectively to promote their research including platforms such as Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and Facebook.