Information can also usually be found on the library web pages of the relevant institution.
The DART Europe etheses portal lists several thousand full-text theses from a group of European universities.
If you do want to consult the printed version, when you have identified the thesis or theses that you would like to read, please write down the author and title.
These copies are available for reference in the Special Collections and post-graduate reading room, on request, Monday - Friday 9.15 - 17.00, or from the Library Enquiry desk or Helpdesk in the evenings and at weekends.
If you order a thesis for digitisation, the system will manage the process and you will be informed when the thesis is available for download/preparation to hard copy.
A picture of a scanner indicates the thesis can be ordered for digitisation from print.Pro Quest Dissertations and Theses includes 1 million full text dissertations that are available for download in PDF format.There is a charge for ordering a dissertation from this source which is payable online to Pro Quest. Copies of theses may be provided to researchers in accordance with the law and in a manner that is common across UK libraries.The law allows us to provide whole copies of unpublished theses to individuals as long as they sign a declaration saying that it is for non-commercial research or private study. You can do this by depositing it in Apollo the University's institutional repository. theses submitted at over 100 UK universities are obtainable from ETh OS, a service set up to provide access to all theses from participating institutions.Printed theses are for reference only, because they are unique.Most may be photocopied, but check the coversheet inside as that will tell you what permission the author has given for copying.The University's institutional repository, Apollo, holds full-text digital versions of over 5,000 Cambridge Ph D theses and is a rapidly growing collection deposited by Cambridge Ph. graduates (The University expects to hit 6,000 theses in the repository by the end of 2018.) More information on how to access theses by University of Cambridge students can be found on the access to Cambridge theses webpage.The requirement for impending Ph D graduates to deposit a digital version in order to graduate means the repository will be increasing at a rate of approximately 1,000 per year from this source.You will not be able to download the thesis immediately nor order a scan from the paper copy.Some universities allow you to visit the library to view the print copy.