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Sources of PhD theses within and beyond the University of Greenwich.

Sources of PhD theses within and beyond the University of Greenwich.

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  • 1. Sources of PhD thesesHow can I find Greenwich PhD theses?You can view the Greenwich PhD theses guide at: http://www.slideshare.net/informationservices/phd-theses-guide. University of Greenwich digital theses are available to view in the Greenwich AcademicLiterature Archive http://gala.gre.ac.uk/ accessed from the Library & Computing tab in the universityportal and via Ethos.How can I find other PhD theses?You can search Index to Theses (citation only) and full text doctoral dissertations and masters thesesavailable from the Humanities and Social Sciences Collection in the ProQuest Dissertations andTheses database via the Library & Computing tab in the university portal.What is Ethos?Ethos http://ethos.bl.uk/ is the British Librarys digital repository website for UK research thesesoffering a central access point to UK doctoral theses. Find out more from our Ethos web page:http://www.gre.ac.uk/offices/ils/ls/guides/otherlibs/ill/ethos.What about non-UK theses? • You can search Trove http://trove.nla.gov.au/ (Australia), which includes digital theses • DART Europe http://www.dart-europe.eu/basic-search.php • Dissertations Express http://disexpress.umi.com/dxweb (US theses) • Theses Canada http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/thesescanada/index-e.html • Database of African Theses and Dissertations http://www.aau.org/data/Searching repositoriesTheses can be accessed by searching the open access institutional repositories of universities andinstitutions which contain the research outputs of the institution. Repositories are indexed by searchengines and you will find them in web search results. Additionally you can search these services: • Connecting Repositories http://core.kmi.open.ac.uk/search • Directory of Open Access Repositories http://www.opendoar.org/search.php • Registry of Open Access Repositories http://roar.eprints.org/content.htmlWhere do I get more help? View our online tutorial for searching for theses in the Library Catalogue and databases via the portal http://www.gre.ac.uk/offices/ils/ls/guides/edb/howto Contact your Academic Services Librarian: Avery Hill: ah-librarians@gre.ac.uk | Greenwich: mg- librarians@gre.ac.uk | Medway: dhl-librarians@gre.ac.uk | OSCARS Off-Campus Support: www.gre.ac.uk/oscars