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Finding Theses / Dissertations / Student Reports

1. Finding Dissertation / Theses and Student Reports in LIBRIS

Dissertations / Theses in Print Format
Dissertations / Theses in print format are classified according to the Library of Congress Classification Scheme and arranged by call number on the shelves. They are shelved in the Reference Collection (Level 2, Right Wing) and are available for consultation in the Library only.

Student Reports in Print Format
Student Reports consist of Academic Exercises submitted by NIE honours year student teachers, Project Reports submitted by students in the NIE Postgraduate Diploma of Teaching in Higher Education (PGDipTHE) programme and Policy Papers submitted by students in the Master of Education Administration (MEA) Programme . Student Reports are classified according to the Library of Congress Classification Scheme and arranged by call number on the shelves in the Reference Collection (Level 2, Right Wing). They are available for consultation in the Library only.

Dissertations / Theses and Student Reports in Digital Format
NIE Dissertations & Theses Full text and Abstracts are available online here.
NIE Student Reports Full Text and Abstracts are available online here.

Full Text of Dissertations / Thesis and Student Reports in digital format are accessible to NIE staff and students only. Users are required to login to DSpace in the NIE Digital Repository using their NIE Login account to access them.

How to Search for Dissertations / Theses and Student Reports in LIBRIS
Use WebOPAC to locate them in LIBRIS. For search techniques, please refer to theSearch Guides:

2. Finding Dissertations / Theses in NTU Libraries

Use NTU WebOPAC to locate dissertations / theses in NTU Libraries.  Do a keyword search if you do not have the exact citation.  Combine your keywords with "thesis" to search for theses.  To limit your search to NTU dissertations / theses, combine your keywords with "thesis and Nanyang Technological University".  Full text e-document could only be launched by using  terminals in NTU Libraries. To login to these terminals, user must provide username, password and domain information.

NIE staff
username:        niestaff\username (Windows username)
password:         password (Windows password)
domain:            niestaff

NIE students and trainee teachers
Username:        NRIC (include "N" as the prefix)
Password:         DDMMYYYY (initial password: birthday)
Domain:            niestudent
 

3. Finding Dissertations / Theses in NUS Libraries

Use NUS LINC to locate dissertations / theses in NUS Libraries.  Enter your keywords and select "Theses Collection"  to start searching.  For search techniques, please refer to NUS Library Instruction Online. To limit your search to NUS dissertations / theses, combine your keywords with "National University of Singapore" and select "These Collection". 

4. Finding Overseas Dissertations / Theses

OVERSEAS DISSERTATIONS / THESES IN LIBRIS COLLECTION
Overseas Theses in Print Format
Overseas theses in print format are shelved on Level 4. The loan period of overseas theses is the same as that of books.

Theses in Microform Format
Theses in microform format are kept at the Closed Stacks (Level 2, Left Wing) and can be viewed using the microform reader-printer at the photocopying room at Level 3. To request for these materials, please approach the staff at the Information Desk.

DATABASES

OregonPDF in Health & Performance
OregonPDF in Health & Performance has been developed continuously since 1948 by the University of Oregon. The database provides access to graduate dissertations and theses in areas related to health and performance from colleges and universities throughout the world.

Academic areas of interest include physical activity, biochemistry, biomechanics, dance, exercise physiology, history or philosophy of physical education, kinesiology, motor control, obesity, recreation, sports marketing, sports medicine, sports pedagogy, sports psychology, and tests and measurements.

ProQuest Digital Dissertations
ProQuest Digital Dissertations contains information about dissertations and masters theses produced in North American colleges and universities from 1861 to present, and from around the world since 1988. Subjects covered include literature, chemistry, psychology, business, economics, biology, history, philosophy, sociology, information science, etc. 24 page preview is available for titles published since 1997. Full text PDF, from 1997 onwards, can be accessed via iGEMs terminals in NTU Libraries. To login to iGEMs terminals, user must provide username, password and domain information. Please read warning on full-text downloading.

NIE staff
username:        niestaff\username (Windows username)
password:         password (Windows password)
domain:            niestaff

NIE students and trainee teachers
Username:        NRIC (include "N" as the prefix)
Password:         DDMMYYYY (initial password: birthday)
Domain:            niestudent

INTERNET RESOURCES

American Doctoral Dissertations 1933-1955 
The American Doctoral Dissertations 1933-1955 is an EBSCO open access product. This digitised version of the print index, Doctoral Dissertations Accepted by American Universities (DDAAU), was created with the help of the  Congregational  Library & Archives in Boston and funded by the H.W. Wilson Foundation.

Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations
The Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD) is a collaborative effort of universities around the world to promote creating, archiving, distributing and accessing Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETDs). The records usually include bibliographic information. Some records may include abstracts and full-text.

Open Access Theses and Dissertations
The Open Access Theses and Dissertations (OATD.org) aims to be the best possible resource for finding open access graduate theses and dissertations published around the world. Metadata of over 2 million theses and dissertations comes from more than 1,000 colleges, universities, and research institutions.

Library Catalogues around the World
If you know the university at which a thesis was written, search that university's library catalogue. The records retrieved via individual library catalogues usually include bibliographic information only.

5. Obtaining Copies of Theses

NIE academic staff may submit request for purchase of theses from other universities.  Masters and PhD students may submit requests through their supervisors.  For more information, please email to libacq@nie.edu.sg.

 

Last updated: June 16, 2016   Maintained by: Pauline Ang

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