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This page will help you get more out of your Library resources for your assignments, projects, dissertations, and theses in Criminology.
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• Example Dissertation Cover and Declaration
(pdf file 260 kb)
This is an example of what information you need to include in your cover page and declaration page.
• Dissertation Cover and Declaration Form
(docx file 109 kb)
Download this form and attach it to your dissertation.
If you have received a 2:1 and would like your dissertation added to the library database, please make sure the correct declaration has been made and have your supervisor email the entire PDF with the declaration page to email@example.com.
• British Library EthOS
A database of digitised UK doctoral theses offering free online access to theses of participating Higher Education institutions.
Europe E-theses Portal.
fully searchable in EBSCO Discovery
The University Library maintains a limited selection of undergraduate student dissertations, taught postgraduate student dissertations and MPhils in electronic form.
• The Internet Journal of Criminology Masters and First Class Undergraduate Dissertations
The IJC will only publish undergraduate dissertations that receive a first class mark, and it should be noted that these criminology papers are NOT peer reviewed, edited or assessed for their quality.
• School of Criminology and Criminal Justice Theses
A collection of PhD theses by UoP SCCJ students.
• Student Theses
PhD level theses, including Prof Docs and MPhils, written by Portsmouth students, printed copies - 2013 and earlier.
• Theses Canada
Library and Archives Canada database.
National Library of Australia’s Trove database.
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