Publishing your research

Access tools to help you decide where to publish your research. Seek advice on copyright issues, and help with the thesis process.

Get intellectual property and copyright advice

The Copyright Management Service at RMIT offers advice and resources to staff and students about their IP rights and the inclusion of copyright works in publications.

Additional help

RMIT’s Research integrity and governance (login required) has a range of policies, procedures and resources to guide and support staff members and students who are publishing their research.


Choose where to publish your research

The Library’s guide ‘Publishing your research’ provides information and links to a range of tools and resources to help you find the most suitable journals, conference proceedings and other publications in which to publish your research.


Share information about your research data

Publish information about your research data using the RMIT Research Data Catalogue and enjoy the benefits of sharing this information with the wider community.


Get help with thesis preparation

The guide ‘Finding and obtaining theses’ will help you to locate examples of RMIT theses and exegeses, both online and in print, and to find theses in your research area from other Australian and overseas universities.

The ‘Copyright guide’ includes detailed advice on copyright, IP and privacy issues for HDR candidates preparing theses.

Additional help

Consult RMIT policies and procedures for higher degrees by research for advice on thesis requirements.

The Study and Learning Centre provides resources on research writing, including structuring and writing the thesis. It contributes sessions on thesis preparation to the School of Graduate Research’s On Track workshops.


Get an ISBN for your book

ISBNs are distributed in Australia through a commercial provider. They must be ordered and paid for online. Your School may obtain ISBNs for staff and student research publications, so check before you place an order.