Print copies of theses are not available for loan, either to individual members of the Library or via interlibrary loan.
The Library does not normally hold print copies of any theses in the following categories: PQDT Global contains over a million full-text dissertations and theses from 1861 onwards that are available for download in PDF format.
Whether you are looking for a specific graduate work, or want to find out what dissertations or theses have been written on a particular subject, Pro Quest provides a variety of tools to help.
OU staff and research students can borrow a consultation copy of a thesis (if available), we require 24 hours notice.
Some Uo L research degree theses submitted by UCL students in the areas of classical, Germanic, Latin American studies; history and law are not held: check the catalogue of the Uo L School of Advanced Study for availability.
Note that no research theses are now held by the University of London Library.From 2009, when the ETD service commenced – through 2018, Ph D and Engineering Master's students have submitted over 6,400 theses and dissertations electronically.Your library may be able to provide access to the dissertation you're looking for.Coverage of dissertations and theses from top universities and research institutes, including "985 Project" and "211 Project" universities and Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, is almost complete.The database is cross searchable with China Academic Journals which we also subscribe to.Theses are listed by author on the Library catalogue, Explore: they are shelved in our off-campus Store and may be retrieved for consultation (24hour notice required) by completing the store request form or via the request link on Explore.Theses are not available for loan, either to individuals or via interlibrary loan.The database consists of two parts: China Doctoral Dissertations and China Masters’ Theses.They contain thousands of such texts from higher education institutions and research institutes in China since 1984, in the broad subject areas in arts, humanities and social sciences, including art, literature, language, history, philosophy, military affairs, law, education, economics and management.The Electronic Theses Online System (ETh OS) offers free access to the full text of UK theses. When you need to access a Ph D thesis from another UK based HE institution you should check ETh OS to either download a thesis which has already been digitised or to request that a UK thesis be supplied to you.The Library holds a copy of most research degree theses completed by students registered at UCL and awarded by the Uo L, including many from students at Schools and Institutes prior to merger with UCL.