British library thesis request
More information on how to access theses by University of Cambridge students can be found on the access to Cambridge theses webpage.
Print copies of theses are not available for loan, either to individual members of the Library or via interlibrary loan. Click here for further information on how to proceed. You will not be able to download the thesis immediately nor order a scan from the paper copy.
Once we receive the thesis, it is digitised and loaded to EThOS within 20 working days.
British library thesis request
The cost is dependent on the format selected. Further information on the University Library's theses, dissertations and prize essays collections can be consulted at this link. Access to theses and dissertations from other institutions and from the University of Cambridge This guide provides information on searching for theses of Cambridge PhDs and for theses of UK universities and universities abroad. Information can also usually be found on the library web pages of the relevant institution. Locating and obtaining a copy of a Cambridge PhD thesis not yet available via the repository Theses can be searched in iDiscover. Over , theses are already available in this way. The researcher is then notified by email that it is available for download. A picture of a scanner indicates the thesis can be ordered for digitisation from print. Contact us. The Library does not normally hold print copies of any theses in the following categories: MA, MSc, MRes, LLM theses Diploma theses Theses submitted at other universities or colleges Open access repositories containing the full text of selected research theses A growing number of open access thesis repositories is becoming available including: ProQuest , holds many full text theses. D students at the University of Cambridge can find further information about the requirements to deposit theses on the Office of Scholarly Communication theses webpages. When you order a thesis it will either be immediately available for download or writing to hard copy or it will need to be digitised. About theses are added annually through requests to make theses Open Access or via requests to digitize a thesis in printed format. All digitised theses are OCRed, and theses are scanned in greyscale or colour to represent the item as accurately as possible. More information on how to access theses by University of Cambridge students can be found on the access to Cambridge theses webpage.
About theses are added annually through requests to make theses Open Access or via requests to digitize a thesis in printed format. For information and guidance on depositing your thesis as a Cambridge PhD, visit the Cambridge Office of Scholarly Communication pages on theses here.
Guidance on searching for theses in iDiscover can be found here.
Turnaround times When you order a digitised thesis, an automated email is sent to the supplying institution to request the paper thesis. Access to theses and dissertations from other institutions and from the University of Cambridge This guide provides information on searching for theses of Cambridge PhDs and for theses of UK universities and universities abroad. The researcher is then notified by email that it is available for download. The institution library is asked to retrieve the requested thesis and post it to EThOS by the start of the next working day to help keep turnaround times to a minimum. Where a digitisation fee is payable, it is charged at this point. Note that no research theses are now held by the University of London Library. There is a charge for ordering a dissertation from this source which is payable online to ProQuest. In such cases you may be able to visit the university library to view the original, and some institutions offer their own digitisation service. Revive your organisation's own collections with our digitisation services; we can manage your project from start to finish and are experts in handling rare and fragile material.
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