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How To Search For Examples Of Theses And Dissertations V2
How To Search For Examples Of Theses And Dissertations V2
How To Search For Examples Of Theses And Dissertations V2
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How To Search For Examples Of Theses And Dissertations V2

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Short guide for students of University of Westminster who are preparing for a dissertation project

Short guide for students of University of Westminster who are preparing for a dissertation project

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  • 1. How to search for examples of theses and dissertations 6 February 2009
  • 2. Westminster theses held in the library <ul><li>A general note on library collections of theses and dissertations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>PhD theses are available in each library for University of Westminster staff and students. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Additionally, some libraries have small collections of selected Masters theses and dissertations. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Please note that the libraries do not hold collections of undergraduate dissertations or project reports. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Better for: University of Westminster subjects: University of Westminster theses. </li></ul></ul>
  • 3. Searching the Westminster theses collection using the library catalogue <ul><li>First, conduct a Keyword search on your topic. At the results screen, click on Limit </li></ul><ul><li>From the options on the next screen, scroll down to the box for “ Limit by material ” and click on Westminster Theses . </li></ul><ul><li>Then, click on the Select button </li></ul><ul><li>A list of theses for your subject area will be displayed on the screen for you to browse. </li></ul>
  • 4. Previous searches <ul><li>Results for keyword searches with other limits can be combined using </li></ul><ul><li>the search function. </li></ul><ul><li>This is accessed via the Previous Searches option on the far right of the screen. </li></ul><ul><li>Select the search results to combine using the tick box and click on </li></ul><ul><li>Select the appropriate Boolean operator to combine the sets and click on </li></ul>
  • 5. Via infoLinX <ul><li>WestminsterResearch </li></ul><ul><li>Index to Theses </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Description:   Index of theses accepted by universities in the UK and Ireland from 1716 onwards </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Publisher:   Expert Information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Note:   You will need your University password to login if you are off-campus    </li></ul></ul>

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