Electronic theses online service details of 250,000+ uk theses with a service to download or request full text from participating institutions some institutions may charge for the digitisation of their theses if you are asked to pay for a thesis when using ethos please contact inter-library loans who will make the request. Cronfa, the institutional repository will contain the full-text of swansea university higher degree phd theses passed after 1 october 2017 for further ethos, which is hosted by the british library, lists the theses awarded by all uk universities and estimates over 95% of all theses ever written are now included search the. Detected if the thesis is in electronic form than if it is only in print (the university has a licence for the turnitin service, for example: plagiarismhtml) what is ethos ethos is the electronic theses online service managed by the british library for many years, the british library provided copies of uk. Some of the most popular british theses are now freely available electronically through the british library's ethos service ethos the collection comprises theses and dissertations arising from all phd and research masters degrees, as well as taught masters dissertations which have a welsh interest or have gained a.
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. 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. Ethos - electronic theses online system link to database access to download or order a thesis you must register with ethos and log in description ethos provides access to uk doctoral theses if ethos holds a digitised copy of the thesis you may download it immediately if a copy is not yet available you can order. This includes a number of old theses dating from the nineteenth century ( covering c1860-1929) some university of glasgow theses submitted before october 2007 have been digitised and made avalible online via the british library ethos service a small number of town and regional planning department mphil.
Ethos is the uk's national thesis service which aims to maximise the visibility and availability of the uk's doctoral research theses it demonstrates the quality of uk research, and supports the uk government's open access principle that publications resulting from publicly-funded research should be made freely available. 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. 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. You can now download some british phd theses directly from the british library ethos service any theses that have already been digitised or are available on the owning university's repository are available to download free of charge any theses that are not yet available can be ordered via ethos but payment may be.
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. British library ethos (electronic theses online) service you can also search ethos to see if the thesis has been digitized for immediate download if it has not been digitized you can request for the thesis to be digitized if the thesis is not catalogued on ethos you can make a request for a digital copy providing the details. E-space is an open access repository, which aims to capture and preserve the research output of manchester metropolitan university and make it freely available over the web it contains theses presented as part of mmu research degrees from 2009 more less ethos (electronic theses online service.
Includes a majority of the doctoral theses awarded by 130 united kingdom higher education institutions hide copyright & access access resource this publication or database and the information in it is protected by copyright all reproductions of this copyrighted material must be for non-commercial educational “fair use. Ethos ethos offers a single point of access to all theses produced by participating uk higher education institutions the ethos digitisation suite at the british library in boston spa, yorkshire, harvests e-theses from institutional repositories and digitises paper theses many theses are freely available for immediate. Users are able to search the database for theses from over 120 institutions, regardless where the user is or when the thesis was awarded where possible ethos no evidence has been found of e-theses affecting publication in the sciences, where the unit of publication is a shorter, more focused article in humanities and.
The electronic theses online system (ethos) offers free access to the full text of uk theses. Index to theses lists most postgraduate theses and dissertations accepted by universities in the uk and ireland since 1716 ethos ethos is a service from the british library its long-term aim is to provide electronic access to the full text of doctoral theses produced in the uk using phd theses in research: ethos. Theses awarded by any university in great britain can be located using the proquest dissertations and theses: global most will be available via the ethos electronic theses online service theses will be available through ethos for immediate download if they have already been digitised if not, you can make a request. Ethos (british library electronic theses online service) - some uk dissertations available in digital form (registration required to access) proquest dissertations and theses - details of all uk and irish theses (dating back to 1716) and north american theses (from 1861) plus selective coverage of other countries.