A literature review traditionally provides an historical overview of the theory and the research literature, with a special emphasis on the literature specific to the thesis topic.
A thesis is a lengthy research work written to prove a theory or proposition.
For more information the following links and references may be of interest.
Doctoral and Masters theses from Monash University are available in Search.
search by Author and/or Title
or search by Keywords
include the words thesis and Monash in your search
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Theses are available in three formats, online, print and microfiche.
Honours theses are not generally held in the library. To access Honours theses enquire at the relevant University department.
For theses completed since 2010, browse the Monash University Research Repository
For Monash theses submitted in or after December 2016, look in the Monash University Research Repository
Check location for the branch and conditions of access.
See the rights statement for individual thesis.
Embargo: Print and online copies may be under a 1 or 3 year embargo. Theses cannot be accessed by anyone during the embargo period.
If not embargoed a theses is subject to either
Partial embargo: print theses can be partially embargoed, meaning that they may be read at the branch library, but they may not be photocopied. Check at the branch library for more information.
Open access: Full text of an open access thesis can be directly accessed online
Restricted access: Full text of a restricted thesis is not available.
To find a specific thesis in Search, type your subject (or author / keywords, etc) followed by thesis (if it is a Monash thesis you are looking for, include the word "monash").