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Mad Studies: Home
Useful resources for students undertaking the MSc Mad Studies course at QMU.
ProQuest Central is the largest aggregated database of periodical content. It features a highly-respected, diversified mix of content including scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, books, newspapers, reports and videos.
Additional information about ProQuest Central and how to use it is available here
The Social Sciences Citation Index provides access to current and retrospective bibliographic information, author abstracts, and cited references found in over 1,700 of the world's leading scholarly social sciences journals.
The Social Science Citation Index is now accessed as part of the Web of Science Core Collection.
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.
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.
QMU has partnered with Studiosity, an external online service accessed via the Hub, to provide 24/7 constructive feedback on key elements of academic writing to all first year undergraduate students. This service is additional to the support offered by our Effective Learning Service.
Studiosity will review your draft work and give you quick feedback about how to improve your academic writing style.
Help videos from ELS
The Effective Learning Service has put together a series of videos to help you develop key academic skills:
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.
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 :