Citing and referencing: Theses

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


Print thesis


Last name, First name. Title of Thesis. Year. Granting University, description.


Martin, Adrian. Towards a Synthetic Analysis of Film Style. 2006. Monash U, PhD thesis.

Fujimura, Kenji. Researching Performance: Translations into Editions and Performances of the Forgotten Piano Works of William Hurlstone (1876-1906). 2008. Monash U, PhD thesis.


If the thesis is bound and available to be publicly consulted, it is considered published.








Thesis accessed online


Last nameFirst nameTitle of Thesis. Year. Granting University, description. Database, URL.


Lorentz, Jonathan. The Improvisational Process of Saxophonist George Garzone with Analysis of Selected Jazz Solos from 1995-1999. 2008. New York U, PhD thesis, Proquest, search-proquest-com/docview/304533513/50A4B5450CDE4ED7PQ/1?accountid=12528.

Coughlin, Paul. The Same Old Song: Ironic Revisions in the Films of Joel and Ethan Coen. 2004. Monash U, PhD thesis, Monash University Research Repository,

Yousef, Ghulam-Sarwar. The Kelantan Mak Yong Dance Theatre: A Study of Performance Structure. 1976. U of Hawaii, PhD thesisScholarSpace Repository,


If the full text of the thesis can be accessed on a database such as Proquest or EThOS, it is considered published.