The ethos service has been released as a public beta trial giving you the ability to search for uk phd theses you can search for theses by. Ethos - the electronic theses online service a database of theses provided by the british library allowing users to search, access and download british theses in a secure format register with site for free access this resource is supplied by british library page maintained by philip adams xml dmu libraries and. The british library's digital research team is co-hosting this event with ethos the national database of uk doctoral theses almost all theses are produced as text-based documents but universities are gradually allowing new forms of thesis to be submitted for the research degree, which might include. Scope search across 250,000+ british phd theses for free and order full text quickly and easily the service automatically harvests e-theses from institutional repositories and digitises paper theses from participating institutions list of institutions participating in ethos.
The latest tweets from ethos (@ethosbl) access uk phd theses with the british library e-theses online service immediate free downloads, or order from print 480000 and counting british library. Ethos (electronic theses online) provides access to uk doctoral theses - you request all uk doctoral theses directly from the ethos service (request non- doctoral uk theses through inter-library loans) the british library, in association with higher education institutions in the uk, will provide online. Search ethos search over 480,000 doctoral theses download instantly for your research, or order a scanned copy quickly and easily search limit search to items available for immediate download include restricted or embargoed items ethos video a wealth of data is buried in theses which can shed light on very.
I am in two minds about signing the agreement to deposit my thesis to ethos, or even to the university repository without restricting access what are the would the submission or award date of my phd be a good enough evidence to prove ownership if someone decided to do the same work i am not. University of london theses the library holds a copy of most research degree theses completed by students registered at ucl and awarded by the uol, including many from students at schools and institutes prior to merger with ucl theses are listed by author on the library catalogue, explore, or are listed in the. Ethos maximises the visibility of an institution's doctoral theses and helps promote its research profile on a global platform and to a wide range of researchers users are not exclusively professional researchers or postgraduate students from the uk ethos has been accessed by users from over 100 countries, including. The ethos (electronic theses online service) has been developed by the ethos partnership, comprising of several uk higher education institutions and the british library with funding from jisc, rluk and the he partners the website allows free access to the full text of uk doctoral theses that have been digitised.
Theses indexed by ethos have a minimum of a thesis title, author, awarding body and date, for example brian cox and elizabeth blackburn's phd theses optional additional metadata may be included such as the thesis abstract, doctoral advisor, sponsor, cross links to other. 4 days ago theses tend to be unpublished doctoral submissions whereas dissertations tend to be unpublished masters level submissions there are several different tools to hold ma level dissertations some of our theses have been digitised and are available for free immediate download via the ethos service.
Ethos phd author - please read this phd and other doctoral graduates may well remember the feeling of relief when they finally handed in the bound copies of their thesis however, destined for closed access library stacks, the majority of theses sit gathering dust, rarely used and rarely read a vast quantity of significant. The about page of the british library ethos service search across 480000+ theses for free and order full text quickly and easily.
What is ethos ethos is a british library database which allows you to search for and download electronic theses produced by uk he institutions do i need to register you will need to register and log in if you want to download a thesis or to order digitisation of a thesis how do i find what i am looking for. Uk phd theses are now provided directly to the end-user by a new british library service, rather than being requested through the learning centres' interlibrary loan service the website, which is freely available to all, is several thousand theses are already immediately available through the site, and. Ethos aims to demonstrate the quality of uk research by making uk doctoral theses discoverable and openly available online it supports the uk government's. Requesting a uk doctoral thesis using ethos the british library no longer supply microfilm copies of theses on inter-library loan you must now request your theses directly via the british library ethos service, rather through the your university library the british library ethos web site allows individual researchers to.
Access the british library provides digitised uk phd theses online via the electronic theses online service (ethos) you can search the site without registering, but to download a thesis you must register and agree to the terms and conditions of access access to theses which have already been digitised is free if a thesis. The british library's ethos service is the national record of phd theses ethos makes uk doctoral theses more visible and encourages and helps facilitate their use by researchers in the uk and globally launched in 2008, ethos currently holds records of approximately 400,000 uk theses every month approximately. Electronic theses online is a new service from the british library providing access to uk doctoral theses from participating institutions.