Thank you, Professor Hume, for sharing your insights.
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Once upon a time, dissertations were “available” through UMI as microfilm or through Interlibrary Loan as bound copies.
When using APA format, follow the author-date method of in-text citation.
This means that the author's last name and the year of publication for the source should appear in the text, for example, (Jones, 1998), and a complete reference should appear in the reference list at the end of the paper.
I really like her book and will be reviewing it here on the blog soon.
When I invited her to consider writing a guest post, she immediately responded with an idea to write about Pro Quest, and the impact that electronic dissertation storage is having on the rules of publishing, and potentially on tenure case.
Created from a collaboration between EBSCO and Biblio Labs, it uses the standard EBSCO search interface.
A subset of Pro Quest Dissertations and Theses Global. You can quickly and easily locate dissertations and theses relevant to your discipline, and view the complete text in PDF format.... Also searchable as part of EBSCO's Open Dissertations database.
Note that the dissertation submission deadline typically falls before the end of the term.
The student must have defended the dissertation or thesis and gained final committee approval before submitting it for archiving.