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You still can access the old search platform.

You still can access the old search platform.


Use AUT articlelinker to find fulltext articles available through the library.

Library support for researchers

Specialist support is available from the Library for all researchers at AUT.

  • Access a wide range of information resources and develop research ideas
  • Discover possible research grants
  • Manage your research data
  • Manage references
  • Develop a publication strategy
  • Archive research outputs
  • Maximise research impact

The Library provides an extensive collection of information resources.

Librarians can help you develop search strategies, choose appropriate databases and find full text articles and books.

The Library subscribes to several databases of external funding opportunities:

Contact the University Research and Innovation Office or your Faculty Research Office to find more research funding information. The Funding and Grants page on AUTi also provides useful information and links.

Research ethics

Find ethics forms, approval guidelines and procedures on the AUT Research ethics website.

Research methods

Research data management

Manage references

  • Use the APA referencing style guide as a reference for specific APA style questions. A Chicago/Turabian style guide is also available.
  • Features of the key reference management tools are summarised in this table. More help is available at a Choosing a Reference Manager workshop.
  • Learn to use EndNote at one of the Library’s EndNote Essentials and EndNote Extra Workshops. There is also a Mendeley workshop for any interested researchers.


  • Read the Getting Published guide or attend a Where to Publish workshop to learn how to use databases and online tools to choose a journal for publishing.
  • Contact your liaison librarian to discuss your publishing strategy and to find more information on open access licenses, license agreements and how to avoid predatory journals.
  • The Library's open access publishing platform Tuwhera hosts peer reviewed journals, conference proceedings and ebooks authored, edited and managed by academic staff at AUT. Check individual journals for their submission guidelines. If you would like us to host your open access journal on Tuwhera, please contact us.

Promote your research

  • Join researcher networks
  • Use researcher online profiles and researcher IDs. AUT staff are encouraged to sign up with ORCID
  • Keep your research profile on the AUT website updated by linking it to your research outputs in Research Elements
  • Make the author-accepted manuscript version of your peer-reviewed articles available in the AUT research repository Tuwhera

Your liaison librarians are able to provide advice on:

  • creating your research profiles and promoting your research
  • managing research IDs, such as ORCID and Scopus Author ID

Analyse your research impact

Report your research activities

Research Elements is AUT's internal system for ​collecting, managing and reporting on research outputs and related activities. Research Elements is linked to our institutional repository, Tuwhera.

If you need any help with Research Elements please contact the Research & Innovation Office.

Archive your publications

Tuwhera is AUT's open access research repository. Tuwhera archives AUT staff research outputs and postgraduate theses, dissertations and some Masters research projects.

If you would like to know more about depositing your research output or thesis/dissertation in Tuwhera, go to the Tuwhera website, or contact Scholarly Communications Librarian - Repository.

Contact us

Ann Chen

Research Support Team Leader 
Email: ann.chen@aut.ac.nz
Phone: 09 921 9999 ext.8573

AUT Open Scholarship Policy

AUT's research is open by default. Find out about the policy and what it means for you.

AUT code of conduct for research

AUT staff, students and academic visitors conducting research are expected to familiarise themselves with the AUT Code of Conduct for Research (PDF).