The University's institutional repository, Apollo , holds full-text digital versions of over 5, Cambridge PhD theses and is a rapidly growing collection deposited by Cambridge Ph. More information on how to access theses by University of Cambridge students can be found on the access to Cambridge theses webpage. The requirement for impending PhD graduates to deposit a digital version in order to graduate means the repository will be increasing at a rate of approximately 1, per year from this source. About theses are added annually through requests to make theses Open Access or via requests to digitize a thesis in printed format. Theses can be searched in iDiscover. Guidance on searching for theses in iDiscover can be found here.
The database offers full text for most of the dissertations added since and strong retrospective full text coverage for older graduate works. Over , new dissertations and theses are added to the database each year. Millions of titles are available for purchase. The Dissertations Bootcamp eLearning Modules are a free resource that help support graduate student planning, writing, and research. Intended for Librarians who want to learn how to use the database's advanced search to support subject area research at their institution. Duration: 2 minutes. Duration: 3 minutes.
Access to citations and abstracts for every title in the Dissertation Abstracts database. Dissertations written from forward are available full text. The database includes citations to dissertations from to those accepted last semester. Citations for dissertations and master's theses published from forward have abstracts.
A dissertation also called thesis or disquisition is a document that presents the author's research and findings and is submitted in support of candidature for a degree or professional qualification. Theses have been published at Virginia Tech since Theses and dissertations have been submitted electronically since , with most of these freely available online.