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Resources for students studying programmes related to Arts, Festival & Cultural Management


Welcome to your subject guide to link you to the books, journals, key databases, new research and other online resources for Arts Management & Cultural Policy.

If you're not sure where to start, let these pages be your inspiration. 

  • Books: for information about searching QMU's Discover tool and library catalogue
  • Journals: for suggestions of key journals in your field and how to search them
  • Databases: for suggestions on useful databases for your subject and how to use them
  • Videos: useful video streaming platforms we provide access to at QMU
  • Case studies: sources for business-related case studies
  • Research methods: for information about how to do research well
  • Searching for information: tips and tricks for searching academic sources and the internet effectively
  • Referencing: everything you need to know about referencing and citation
  • Using other libraries and Libraries in Edinburgh: where you can go to find resources QMU might not have, or libraries closer to you

Library workshops

Library Services runs a series of workshops, scheduled throughout the year, on topics to help you with finding, accessing and using resources and tools for your work.

To find out what workshops are available and to book a place see the calendar below or visit our events booking page.

Study skills support

Study Skills Workshops

Do you want to find out:

  • What ‘studying’ is all about?
  • Tips and strategies for independent learning?
  • Effective ways to plan, write and research?

Click below to view upcoming workshops run by the Effective Learning Service.

Help videos from ELS

The Effective Learning Service has put together a series of videos to help you develop key academic skills:

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