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Mad Studies: Home

Useful resources for students undertaking the MSc Mad Studies course at QMU.

Welcome

Welcome to your subject guide to link you to the books, journals, key databases, new research and other online resources for Mad Studies.

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
  • Websites: for websites relevant to Mad Studies
  • Research methods: for information about resources to help you learn about different approaches to research
  • Using other libraries: where you can go to find resources QMU might not have, or libraries closer to you
  • Referencing: everything you need to know about referencing in the QMU Harvard style

Your Liaison Librarian

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Lauren Smith

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Key databases

Click on the 'databases' tab above to see more resources available.

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:

ELS workshops

The Effective Learning Service (ELS) offer guidance and support to all students who wish to develop their academic writing and study skills. Their aim is to help you become as self-reliant as possible as you progress through your degree programmes here at QMU.  Check out their workshop timetable below.

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Library workshops

The library is running 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, please visit :

2021-2022 workshops to be announced

Research Advice

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Sage Research Methods

SAGE Research Methods supports research at all levels by providing material to guide users through every step of the research process.