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Guidelines for submitting e-Theses & Dissertations at UJ

Open Access Repositories

UJ Theses & Dissertations

  • Theses and Dissertations
    Electronic Theses & Dissertations completed at UJ can be searched by selecting 'Theses & Dissertations' under 'Communities in UJDigispace'. Theses/Dissertations can be browsed by Issue Date, Authors, Titles and Subjects.
    UJDigispace is the University of Johannesburg's Open Access Institutional Repository (IR). The institutional repository collects and maintains intellectual scholarship such as published journal articles (pre-print and post-print), conference papers and proceedings, data sets, reports, theses and dissertations in a free and open environment.

   

SA Theses & Dissertations

  • Nexus - Current and Completed Research Projects Database
    This database provides information on current and completed research projects including theses and dissertations in South Africa. It provides information on all fields of science since 1919. Includes citations, some abstracts & a limited number of records with links to full-text.
    ** Contact your librarian for a Nexus search.

  

  • Nexus - National ETD Portal
    This database contains online full-text dissertations and theses completed at South African universities. No password is required for access. Select the relevant title for more information. Select the Identifier link for the full-text of the study in the specific Institution's Repository.

International Theses & Dissertations

  

  

THESES & DISSERTATIONS 

INSTITUTIONAL REPOSITORIES

 

Learn more about available Theses and Dissertations; Institutional Repositories, How to submit your Thesis or Dissertation to the Library and how to search to retrieve them.  

Visit the Sciences Librarian Research Support website for information on Library services & resources in support to your research needs!

 

Go to the mainSciences Librarian Portal!

Visit the Open Access Portal for more freely available research articles, theses & dissertations, etc.  



SOUTH AFRICAN THESES AND DISSERTATIONS


Theses & Dissertations are the research output of Masters and Doctoral students. The

 

  • Open Access Theses & Dissertations from SA Universities and Research Organisations(Table 2)
  • Open Repositories from SA Universities and Research Organisations (T & D; Articles, Presentations, Institutions Documents, etc.)(Table 2)

  • Search the Bibliographic Databases for Current and Completed Research in South Africa. (Table 1)

 

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SOUTH AFRICAN ELECTRONIC THESES & DISSERTATIONS

BIBLIOGRAPHIC DATABASES

Africa-Wide Nipad
incl. Nexus database (Current & Completed Research)
 
Current & Completed Research: Sabinet-Online
Abstracts from approximately 150 000 South African Current and Completed research projects including Theses and Dissertations.
 
Navtech:Sabinet-Online
It contains Abstracts on Current and Completed research projects undertaken at SA Technikons.
 
Nexus Current and Completed Reearch in South Africa.Password is required(Contact:pkovatcheva@uj.ac.za)
UCTD: Union Catalogue for Theses & Dissertations: Sabinet-Online
Abstracts;  Completed Theses & Dissertations at universities of SA from 1919 to 2001.

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SOUTH AFRICANFULL-TEXTELECTRONIC THESES & DISSERTATIONS

(incl. INSTITUTIONAL REPOSITORIES)

African Higher Education Research Online

Open Access. Includes research reports, journal articles, conference papers, book chapters, working papers, booklets, and policy documents

Boloka: North-West University

Open Research Repository from North-West University

 

CSIR Research Space

Open and unrestricted access to the research outputs generated by CSIR scientists

DST-NRF Centre of Excellence for Invasion Biology 

Open Access  Repository

Durban University of Technology Institutional Repository

 

Open Access Institutional Repository: Theses & Dissertations, Research Publications  

IRSpace

Search South African & African  Research Repositories

Rhodes eResearch Repository

Open Access Institutional Repository.                       
Full-text online theses, journal articles and papers from conferences, workshops and other events

Stellenbosch University Electronic Theses & Dissertations

 

Open Access Institutional Repositories 
Full-text Theses & Dissertations

University of Cape Town Computer Science Research Document Archive

Documents that are products and by-products of research in the Computer Science department;     
Open Full-text  Access

University of Cape Town Lawspace

A Digital Repository of research done in the Law Faculty at the University of Cape Town

UJ Digispace

UJ Open Institutional Repository.
Full-text T & D; articles, documents, etc.

University of Pretoria Electronic Theses & Dissertations

 

Full-text online Theses & Dissertations

University of Pretoria Institutional Repository (UPSpace)

 

Open access digital research repository of the University of Pretoria

University of South Africa

 

Electronic Theses & Dissertations 

University of the Free State

 

Full-text online Theses & Dissertations

University of the Western Cape Electronic Theses & Dissertations

 

Full-text online Theses & Dissertations               
2004 +

University of Witwatersrand (WIReDSpace)

Open access Institutional Repository

 

 

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INTERNATIONAL THESES AND DISSERTATIONS


Many Universities and Research Institutions around the world are making their research available through Open Repositories Portals. View some of the TOP International Institutional Repositories.

 

 

INTERNATIONAL OPEN ACCESS  INSTITUTIONAL REPOSITORIES

(INCL. THESES & DISSERTATIONS)              

Top 300 Institutional RepositoriesThe World Top 300 Open Repositories. View them either per Rank or Repository name.
arXiv.org E-Print ArchiveCornell University: Open access to 482,478 e-prints in Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology and Statistics
ADT: Australasian Digital Theses Program The aim of theADT programis to establish a distributed database of digital versions of Theses produced by the postgraduate research students at Australian Universities.
Directory for Open Access Repositories – Africa
Open Access Repositories: Uganda, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Namibia
Dissertations CIS (Russian Dissertations)Not Full-text. Search the Catalogue. If registered you can view the first 25 pages. All Sciences and Engineering
DiVA
Find Theses, Dissertations and other publications in full-text from a number of Nordic Universities
Driver Search Portal (European Research)Open Access Full-text Scientific Publications. From 23 European countries.  200 Institutional or Thematic Repositories Journal articles, Dissertations, books, lectures, reports, etc.
HKUST: Institutional Repository                   
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology Institutional Repository.Available also through “OAlster portal”
Narcis: Dutch Scientific information
Search for doctoral e-theses in the Netherlands. Find doctoral theses from all Dutch universities via the website. It is often available full-text, and free of charge.
NDLTD: Network Digital Library ofTheses & Dissertations 
1991+; Search NDLTD for Theses and Dissertations. Open Access initiative. Full-text is also available.
OAlster              Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting. Research articles, T & D, Reports 
Theses Canada Portal
Full-text online access to  Canadian theses
 

 

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SUBMITTING THESES & DISSERTATIONS IN THE LIBRARY


ELECTRONIC THESES & DISSERTATION (T & D)


How to submit Electronic T & D to the Library?

 

Once the Thesis or Dissertation is completed you must submit copies to the library in both PRINT and ELECTRONIC format. The Supervisor and the student need to consult the submission guidelines forElectronic Theses & Dissertations Procedure(in PDF, latest 2008) and follow the steps.

 

Theses & Dissertations Submission forms: EnglishorAfrikaans. The completed form must accompany your Theses & Dissertation copies for the Library.

 

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PRINT THESES & DISSERTATIONS


How to submit Print T & D to the Library?

 

UJ Masters and Doctoral students must reserve a time slot well in advance for the binding of research essays, dissertations or theses. 

 

Candidates may, at the same time, indicate the number of bound copies required for private use.

 

Read more about theBindery requirements.

 

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WHO I CAN CONTACT IN THE LIBRARY?


Contact these library staff members for assistance with your T & D: 

 

  • Collection Development Department, for more information on submission print & electronic T & D on Tel: 011 559-2180, Library, Level 4, next to the elevators or e-mail to:deniseg@uj.ac.za.

 

  • Christina Mafumana, Special Assistant at Archiving, Special Collections & Institutional Repositories (christinam@uj.ac.za, Tel: 011 559-2630) for any queries with the actual upload of the E T & D. 

 

 

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SEARCH FOR UJ THESES & DISSERTATIONS


SEARCH FOR ELECTRONIC THESES & DISSERTATIONS


To search the UJ Electronic Theses & Dissertations (ETD) go toUJ DigiSpace.

 

  • Step 1:Select the "Theses & Dissertations" from the list of collections.

 

  • Step 2:The ETD's are arranged per Department.

 

  • Step 3:You can either search the Department ETD per keyword OR you can browse the ETD perTitle, Author, Subject or Date.

 

  • Step 4:If you click on the selected ETD, you will be able to see more details about the ETD: author, keywords, abstract, etc. At the BOTTOM  of the page is the full-text access link. All the ETD are protected by copyright and link to the License is available.

 

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SEARCH FOR PRINT T & D


To search PRINT Theses & Dissertations go to UJLink (Library Catalogue).

 

How to recognise print T & D on the system?

 

The shelf code consist of the subject code followed by 10. For example:AA10 Geography T & D; AG10 Geology, etc.

 

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The Resources for this website have been selected by Pavlinka Kovatcheva, subject librarian, Sciences atAPK Campus, Level 1,Tel: 011 559-2621,

e-mail:pkovatcheva@uj.ac.za

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