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. 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. British library ethos (electronic theses online) service you can also search ethos to see if the thesis has been digitized for immediate download if it has not been digitized you can request for the thesis to be digitized if the thesis is not catalogued on ethos you can make a request for a digital copy providing the details. If the thesis you need has not been digitised then place a request through the interlending request form using the books category requests from libraries within the uk will be considered and libraries outside the uk who have an account with the british library (with a billing and location code) will be considered we are. You can now download some british phd theses directly from the british library ethos service any theses that have already been digitised or are available on the owning university's repository are available to download free of charge any theses that are not yet available can be ordered via ethos but payment may be.
University library original text by gareth johnson, tania rowlett and rob melocha amended and updated by tania rowlett and brett dodgson v24, nov 2014 wwwleacuk/library keeping your thesis legal is work is licensed under a creative commons attribution-noncommercial-sharealike license. Usa: there is no free national service for dissemination of theses in the usa equivalent to the british library's ethos service usa theses are searchable through the “proquest dissertations and theses global” subscription database this database is available from senate house library the american doctoral. Your thesis will be searchable via search engines such as google and harvested by external services such as the british library ethos service increased access to your thesis which should in turn should get more people reading your thesis and get your work cited colleagues, collaborators, job applications and grant.
Ethos has a robust takedown policy that is managed within the wider british library notice and takedown procedure (external link) if you are the author or a rights holder and you are concerned that you have found material available on ethos for which you have not given permission, you have the right to request its. Theses we have many thousands of mainly uk and north american doctoral theses dissertations: a guide to resources · early european and us dissertations. In the past few weeks, we've seen some exciting new integrations that link orcid identifiers with graduate student thesis and dissertation information these developments, coming from the british library and texas a&m university, help connect scholars with their important, early career publications.
Students who began their programme of study following a dphil, mlitt and m sc(by research) from 1st october 2007, are required to deposit a hardbound and a digital copy of their thesis with the bodleian libraries under examination regulations the digital copy should be deposited in the oxford. The british library has ceased its interlending service for bound print theses between libraries in the uk, so bound copies can now only ever be read by visiting the university where the thesis is being held by contrast, the british library's ethos service enables the born digital copies to be made freely available and. It is now a university requirement that all pgr students registered from the start of the 2008-09 academic year must submit their thesis electronically this means that the full text of the theses is available via the university's etheses repository white rose etheses online (wreo) and the british library's thesis repository.