New resource: ProQuest Dissertations & Theses: UK & Ireland

Access to the new ProQuest Dissertations & Theses: UK & Ireland service has been enabled in Library OneSearch. The new service replaces the now-withdrawn Index to Theses service. Access to the new resource is direct on-campus and by university username and password from off-campus. ProQuest Dissertations & Theses: UK & Ireland is described as follows:

ProQuest Dissertations and Theses: UK & Ireland provides details of doctoral theses awarded by institutions in the United Kingdom and Ireland dating back to 1716. Along with detailed descriptive records, including a large proportion of abstracts, the service provides PDF previews of selected theses, where these are available. The collection covers PhD theses in the following subject areas: business, health and medicine, history, literature and language, science and technology, social sciences, and the arts.

As part of the platfrom, the new service can be search independently or alongside one or more of the 23 other databases provided through the ProQuest site. The new resource has been has given the same category assignments as the previous Index to Theses service, namely:

  • Architecture and Civil Engineering – Architecture;
  • Architecture and Civil Engineering – Civil and Structural Engineering;
  • Architecture and Civil Engineering – Furniture and Product Design;
  • Architecture and Civil Engineering – Interior Architecture and Design;
  • Art and Design – Furniture and Product Design;
  • Criminology and Youth Justice – Criminology;
  • Criminology and Youth Justice – Youth Justice;
  • Education, Teacher Training, Childhood + Youth Studies – Youth Studies
  • Law – Research Methods;
  • Politics and International Studies – Research Methods;
  • Property, Construction and Surveying – Building and Construction;
  • Property, Construction and Surveying – Property;
  • Property, Construction and Surveying – Surveying;
  • Psychology, Sociology and Counselling – Psychology and Counselling;
  • Psychology, Sociology and Counselling – Research Methods;
  • Public Health – Public Health;
  • Social Work, Health and Social Care – Social Work;
  • Social Work, Health and Social Care – Health and Social Care;