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Monash Health Research Repository

The Monash Health Research Repository tracks, organises, and promotes the work of Monash Health employees and hospital-based researchers. The repository collects a wide range of research outputs, including journal articles, books and book chapters, conference abstracts and posters, theses and dissertations. It is publicly accessible to a global audience.

See our Research Repository user guide for information on setting up a researcher profile, submitting your work, and advanced searching.

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Public Health Research Outputs

Epidemiology Research Outputs

The Research Toolkit provides resources and guidance to emerging and established researchers conducting research at Monash Health.

The Toolkit offers online research guidance, from literature searching to survey tools and research data management (RDM). It also covers researcher tools such as altmetrics, social media and researcher profiles; complying with medical ethics, law and copyright; and publishing resources for open access, open data and avoiding predatory journals.

Research Toolkit

Landmark papers are journal articles that have changed the field of medicine, are highly influential, or have filled a considerable gap in scientific knowledge. Click on the links below for landmark papers, based on topic, available in the Monash Health Library catalogue.


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Live literature search

The below buttons provide automatic PubMed searches on topics relevant to public health.

Infection Prevention - Base Search

A range of saved searches are available for topics aligned with the NSQHS Standards from the ALIA HLA (Australian Library and Information Association, Health Libraries Australia) website. There are four options for each topic - last 5 years, broad, broad limited to Australia and broad limited to reviews.

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Request a literature search by the Library

Monash Health employees may request a literature search on a specific topic from the library by completing this form.

  • Review your research question and build an appropriate search strategy.
  • Run the search on relevant databases.
  • Provide you with a list of search results, EndNote Library and/or Covidence workspace.
  • Refine the search strategy further, if needed.
  • Provide a curated summary of the best literature (service improvements, PROMPT procedures and business cases only).

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International Statistics

See our Grey Literature Guide for more sources of Australian and international health statistics.

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A research consultation is a one-on-one appointment with a Monash Health librarian for guidance on how to search systematically and incorporate advanced search strategies in your research. Prior to your consultation we will review your research question. We will then meet with you (virtually or in person) to provide in-depth guidance on topics such as:

  • Formulating a clinical question using the PICO framework.
  • Developing a reproducible and targeted search strategy.
  • Which databases to search for your question.
  • Selecting resources and obtaining the full text.

Please note that research consultations must be booked at least one week in advance.

Book a Research Consult here

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