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Citing and referencing

Everything you need to know about referencing with links to guides and support.

References for dissertations and theses should include the following elements: author, title of work, descriptive label (Diss., MA thesis, MS thesis), name of institution, year.


Dissertation/Thesis, unpublished

Kelly, Mary. “Factors Predicting Hospital Readmission of Normal Newborns.” Dissertation, U of Michigan, 2001.

Dissertation/Thesis, published, accessed from the web

Young, Robert Fredrick. Crossing Boundaries in Urban Ecology: Pathways to Sustainable Cities. Dissertation, University of Hong Kong, 2007. ProQuest Dissertations and Theses, 2007.