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Finding dissertations in the library 2018


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Finding dissertations in the library 2018

  1. 1. Finding dissertations in the Library
  2. 2. Access Library Search myUniHub > My Study > My Library > Library Search Select ‘Library Search’ from the list of resources
  3. 3. Sign-in to Library Search for full functionality Click on ‘Sign-in’, choose ‘Middlesex University’ and use your MyUniHub ID and password. Signing-in enables you to access full text material, check your library record, request items, create lists, save searches and create alerts and export references to RefWorks.
  4. 4. In order to find a dissertation…. ….you can use the ‘Search everything’ option (this is the default search) or click on the drop-down menu and select ‘Books+’ which excludes journal articles from your search. Click on the search symbol when you are ready. ….type the word ‘dissertation’ into the search box followed by a subject e.g. Forensic computing or mental health, or a programme e.g. BSc Nursing……
  5. 5. Your search results are displayed You can refine your search by selecting ‘Dissertations’ from the ‘Resource Type’ menu.
  6. 6. Your search results now display ‘Dissertations’ only Click on the title for more information about the dissertation (see next slide).
  7. 7. You will need some of this information in order to request the dissertation Title Author i.e. student’s name Year Faculty Module In order to view the dissertation get a ‘Dissertation request form’ from the Librarian at StudyHub (1st floor of the library). Complete the form and take to UniHelp. Dissertations are issued for 3 hours for use in the Library only. In the evening dissertations will need to be returned by 7pm when UniHelp closes. Location in the library
  8. 8. Middlesex University Research Repository You can also search for PhD dissertations on the Research Repository, which is available from ‘MyLibrary’ or at
  9. 9. Need further help? Contact your Librarian: Make an appointment: VH Aug 2018