The library holds a copy of most research degree theses completed by students registered at ucl and awarded by the uol, including many from students at schools and institutes prior to merger with ucl theses are listed by author on the library catalogue, explore, or are listed in the digitised card catalogue: they are. Theses and dissertations the library holds a large number of bristol theses and dissertations, including many phd and doctoral theses read our advice about how to locate theses from other institutions, both in the uk and internationally. The ethos (electronic theses online service) has been developed by the ethos partnership, comprising of several uk higher education institutions and the british library with funding from jisc, rluk and the he partners the website allows free access to the full text of uk doctoral theses that have been digitised. Uk theses the most popular british phd theses are freely available electronically through british library's ethos service ethos holds hundreds of thousands of electronic theses which are available for immediate download, as well as links to theses held in individual university repositories around the uk thousands. Public funders are starting to track open deposit of the theses they fund and research organisations are analysing the full uk metadata collection to understand trends in phd research areas keywords databases, universities, collaboration, grey literature, british library, theses paper type research paper introduction.
University of leicester theses and masters dissertations uk university theses international theses subject databases that index theses and dissertations library catalogue english local history - ma dissertations can be read in the department and there is a list of phd theses in preparation or recently completed. The british library's digital research team is co-hosting this event with ethos the national database of uk doctoral theses almost all theses are produced as text-based documents but universities are gradually allowing new forms of thesis to be submitted for the research degree, which might include. The library received all phd and mphil theses and msc (regulation 35) fill in a form at the library helpdesk or use the online store request form to ask for a thesis from store ethos (british library electronic theses online service) - some uk dissertations available in digital form (registration required to access. The j b priestley library holds all theses in print and a growing number of digital theses may be viewed in full text online via the bradford scholars repository (theses the british library's ethos service provides full-text access to an ever growing number of digitised phd theses from participating uk institutions in order.
Find theses at leeds university library often consists of an introduction to the research topic, a literature review, chosen research methods, findings and conclusions the library holds a large number of leeds phd and doctoral theses we also offer links to theses from other institutions, both in the uk and internationally. Search over 340,000 records of phd and other doctoral theses, and select a variety of ways to access the full item: instantly download the full text of over 100,000 free open access theses follow links to a free open access copy available direct from the awarding institution order a digital copy of a paper thesis or contact.
From 1 october 2017 all phd students are required to deposit both a hard copy and an electronic copy of their thesis to the university library find out more on how you may need to consult a thesis published by another university in the uk the british library also has a new electronic theses online service ( ethos. Finding theses finding university of nottingham theses (uk and malaysia only) the libraries in the uk and malaysia hold copies of all phd and mphil theses written by university of nottingham students use nusearch [uk malaysia] to find theses in both print and electronic format, where available.
E-theses online service (ethos) is a bibliographic database and union catalogue of electronic theses provided by the british library, the national library of the united kingdom as of september 2017 ethos provides access to approximately 465,000 doctoral theses awarded by over 140 uk higher education institutions,. Theses and dissertations in the uk, thesis usually means an unpublished work submitted for a doctoral degree, while a dissertation is a work produced at undergraduate or masters' level doctoral theses lancaster university doctoral theses must be deposited with the library when a degree is awarded they will be. Theses for doctoral and masters students, your thesis is the central impetus of your research for undergraduates, your dissertation is an extended research there is detailed information on depositing your thesis in our repository in the e- theses section of the library webpages requesting uk theses from ethos.