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Welcome to your subject guide to link you to the books, journals, key databases, new research and other online resources for Sociology.
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 relevant and high quality websites in your subject area
- Research methods: for information about how to do research well
- Other libraries' resources: 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
Click on the 'databases' tab above to see more resources available.
Your Resource Lists
Talis Resource Lists for modules within Sociology
Study skills support
Effective Learning Service
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.
Have you tried... HEB?
ACLS Humanities E-Book is an online collection of over 4,300 books of high quality in the humanities.
Subjects covered include: Film and media studies; Folklore; Literary studies; Music/musicology; Performance studies; Philosophy; Political science; Religion; Sociology; and Women's studies
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 our Eventbrite page.