Questions concerning graduate requirements? This guide is intended to provide information about library resources for graduate students in the School of Music researching or writing a thesis or dissertation. Use the tabs above to focus on the areas you need related to researching and writing your thesis or dissertation please note there are also additional tabs listed under Finding Music Materials and Finding Journal Articles. Please also reference the graduate handbook, linked to the left. Have questions we didn't cover? Please let us know via using the "Email Me" button to the right.
Theses & dissertations | Library Services | Open University
The information on this page relates to doctoral theses. Information for undergraduate students about how the library can support them during their dissertation or honours project can be accessed at this webpage. If you need help sourcing a thesis please contact your librarian. EThOS is an open access resource but you must create an account in order to download a full text thesis. Where a thesis is not available for immediate download you must request digitisation. Usually this takes around a month.
There is also an increasing number of open access thesis repositories available online. 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. Print copies of research theses are catalogued by author in Explore and shelved in Store; electronic versions are in many cases available on open access in UCL Discovery. Print copies of theses are not available for loan, either to individual members of the Library or via interlibrary loan.
Serious researchers should look for dissertations on their topics. Dissertation subjects are extremely varied. To give just five examples:.