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Help with your dissertation

  • Book an appointment with your librarian who can help you find the best resources including journal articles, statistics and more. 
  • Use the Skills for Learning website for step by step guidance on how to plan and manage your workload, and how to structure your dissertation.
  • Search the Library Catalogue for books on writing your dissertation
  • Look at past dissertations for inspiration

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Help writing your dissertation

Skills for Learning offers support on a variety of academic writing skills: report writing, writing skills for international students, literature reviews and time management advice.  See the Skills for Learning website for step by step guidance on how to plan and manage your workload, and how to structure your dissertation, and see workshops on topics such as:

  • Reports and dissertations
  • Word for dissertations and reports
  • Statistics - analysing your data

Workshop timetables can be found on the Skills for Learning website or in the Library.

Other dissertation collections

Ethos (Electronic Theses Online Service)

Access ALL theses produced by UK Higher Education Institutions. Register to download.

PDQT Open

Full text of open access dissertations and theses free of charge. Authors opted to publish as open access and make their research available for free; content is mostly North American.

OpenThesis

A free repository of theses, dissertations and other academic documents, coupled with powerful search, organisation, and collaboration tools.

Dart

Offers free access to full text European doctoral theses. The portal gives you access to over 360,000 open access research theses from over 500 universities in 27 European countries.