Note that no research theses are now held by the University of London Library.UCL started to award its own degrees to students registering from 2007/2008.More than 1 million full-text dissertations, and many additional citations to dissertations.
Some University of Warwick theses are available in electronic format - these will be identified in the library catalogue as an 'e-thesis' or 'electronic resource' and links will be included in the catalogue to the digital copy.
You can also search for digitised theses: Paper copies of all digitised theses have now been moved to the closed access external store at Leamington Spa, and are NOT held at the Modern Records Centre.
The Library holds a copy of most research degree theses completed by students registered at UCL and awarded by the Uo L, including many from students at Schools and Institutes prior to merger with UCL.
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.
A self-service copier is available for copying from theses (provided that the author has allowed copies to be made), but the Modern Records Centre does not have facilities to add copying credits to cards.
If you would like to visit to study a thesis, please check our opening times and our location.As original research is reported in theses, they are a rich source of information about research in your field.They can help you to: Dissertations: choosing your topic This resource will take you through the key elements of the early stages of your dissertation such as writing your research question and the objectives for achieving it.Only in exceptional circumstances will access be provided to the hard copy if the digitised copy is available - requests to remove the print copy from the external store should be made directly to the External Store Request Service.The website of the Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD) provides links to online databases of electronic theses from various countries, including the USA, Canada, China, India, Pakistan, Japan and Australia.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.You will need to supply the classmark (the section which starts 'res DIS' in the catalogue entry) to request a thesis - staff can usually retrieve undigitised theses from the strongrooms within 5 minutes.As the Modern Records Centre is an archive and holds many unique and historic documents, we have restrictions on what researchers can bring into the research area - when looking at theses, you will be requested to leave your university card at the reception desk and asked not to have food, drink or bags at your table (lockers are available).The Library does not normally hold print copies of any theses in the following categories: PQDT Global contains over a million full-text dissertations and theses from 1861 onwards that are available for download in PDF format.The collection includes PQDT UK and Ireland content.