Theses and Dissertations
How you cite dissertations and theses is dependent whether the work is published or unpublished. Unpublished dissertations and theses are normally found in print form on a university's or college's library shelves. Published works are found online, either in a database, or in a digital university archive or even on a personal website.
Unpublished theses and dissertations cite the university or college as a source. Published theses cite the database or archive as a source, and insert the university or college name in the brackets following the title.
- Mobilio, L. D. (2002). The developing writer: a handbook for upper elementary school teachers [Unpublished master's thesis]. California State University, Chico.
- Denno, J. (2013). Clinical reasoning in nursing students [Master's thesis, California State University, Chico]. Chico Digital Repository. http://hdl.handle.net/10211.3/10211.4_576
- Hayward, G. M. (2020). Searching for Meaning: New Methods, Measures, and Modeling Approaches in the Sociology of Religion (Order No. 27963394) [Doctoral dissertation, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill]. ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global: The Humanities and Social Sciences Collection.
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