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Careers and Employability Skills: Welcome

As well as supporting you through your degree, QMU Library has many resources to help you find your career after graduation, from books on writing your CV to databases for researching your ideal employer. This guide has been created with Careers & Employability to bring together recommended employability resources to support your job search and make you more employable.

At university, the skills which QMU Library helps you to develop in searching and evaluating information, and using the right information at the right time are highly valued by employers and one of the reasons why graduates are highly valued as employees. You can put all those skills to good use both in employment and when researching your career options.

Looking for Further Help?

If you have any questions about accessing the QMU Library resources found in this guide or seeking alternative information sources, you can contact the Liaison Services team by email:

If, what you're looking for is careers guidance, you may want to book an appointment with one of the Careers Team. You can book by visiting the Careers and Employability Centre on Level 1 which is open from 9.00 to 16.30 on weekdays, by telephone 0131 474 0000 (ask for Student Services) or by email: 

For other careers related matters email: 

In the Library, we're constantly improving our book, journal and database stock. While we do our best to keep this guide up-to-date, it's a good idea to double-check the QMU Library catalogue for new and relevant careers-related resources.

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