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Citing and referencing: Theses / Exegeses / Dissertations

A guide to the styles recommended by Monash schools and departments for students and researchers

Theses / Exegeses / Dissertations

 

Print format

General Rule

 

After the author and title list the kind of thesis, the academic institution and the date

Example of Note

1. Karen Leigh Culcasi, "Cartographic Representations of Kurdistan in the Print Media" (master's thesis, Syracuse University, 2003), 15.

Example of entry in Bibliography

Murphy, Priscillia Coit. "What a Book Can Do: Silent Spring and Media-Borne Public Debate." PhD diss., University of North Carolina, 2000.


Online

General Rule

To cite a thesis or dissertation consulted in an online database, add the name of the database, the URL, and the access date following the institutional information.

Example of Note

1. Karen Leigh Culcasi, "Cartographic Representations of Kurdistan in the Print Media" (master's thesis, Syracuse University, 2003), 15.

Example of entry in Bibliography

Murphy, Priscilla Coit. "What a Book Can Do: Silent Spring and Media-Borne Public Debate." PhD diss., University of North Carolina, 2000. In Proquest Dissertations and Theses http://search.proquest.com.​ezproxy.lib.monash.edu.au​/docview/304629695?accountid=12528 (accessed February 15, 2013).

 

Print format

General Rule

After the author and title list the kind of thesis, the academic institution and the date

Example of Reference List

Culcasi, Karen Leigh. 2003. Cartographic representations of Kurdistan in the print media. Master's thesis, Syracuse University.

Rule for Paranthetical citations (In Text)

   Follow the same format for as a book when citing in text. 

   (Author year of publication, XX-XX)

Example for Paranthetical citations (In Text)    (Culcasi 2003, 21-22)


Online

General Rule

To cite a thesis or dissertation consulted in an online database, add the name of the database, the access date and URL following the institutional information.

Example of Reference List

Murphy, Priscilla Coit. 2000. What a book can do: Silent spring and media-borne public debate. PhD diss., University of North Carolina. In Proquest Dissertations and Theses. Accessed February 15, 2013. http://search.proquest.com​.ezproxy.lib​.monash.edu.au/docview/​304629695?accountid=12528

Rule for Parenthetical citations (In Text)

Follow the same style as an electronic book

(Author year of publication, XX-XX)

Example for Paranthetical citations (In Text)

   (Murphy 2000, 45-46)