Citation & Documentation. APA Style. APA References. Thesis & Dissertation. Title of thesis italicized (Unpublished master’s thesis). Name of College/University, Place of College/University. Blount, C. (). Genre Envy: The threat of theory and the promise of creative writing (Unpublished master's thesis). University of South Dakota. Aug 08, · A thesis can come in a number of formats, i.e. they can be published, unpublished or retrieved from a database. The principles when referencing a thesis are similar to those employed when referencing a book. The example above is for an unpublished thesis, examples for an online or a published thesis can be found below. Oct 11, · Begin with the phrase "Available from". Then add the commercial database where you found the Masters Thesis/Project. End with a period. Add the database accession number in parentheses. Do not end with a period. NOTE: For more information on Master's Theses/Projects citations, see page in the 6th edition of the APA sxprgx.maemvukat.info: Julie Rustad. How to Cite A Dissertation. 1) Are dissertations published or unpublished – and how can I tell the difference? 2) How should I cite a dissertation or thesis published by ProQuest /UMI?. 3) CIIS citation formats – APA, MLA, Chicago, AAA. Thesis – A document submitted to earn a degree at a university. Dissertation – A document submitted to earn an advanced degree, such as a doctorate, at a university. Citing a thesis or dissertation from a database Structure: Last, F.M. (Date published). Title (Doctoral dissertation or master’s thesis). Retrieved from database name.
The way to tell whether the work in question is published is to search their database, called ProQuest Dissertations and Theses Members of the CIIS community can access it through our library Web site. If you find a record for the work in question, assume that it is published unless that record lists only an abstract i.
If you do not see it listed in this database, but know it was from a school in the United States, check with a reference librarian by sending an e-mail to askref [at] ciis [dot] edu. If the dissertation is from an institution in another country, and not listed in ProQuest Dissertations and Theses, see if you can find it through one of the other dissertation links on the CIIS Library Research Resources page.
Publication numbers are akin to the standard identification numbers for books ISBNs , and will make it easier for future researchers using your work to unambiguously identify the work you are citing. How can you find the publication number?
You will find it in the citation; publication numbers usually begin with the letters AAT, with several numbers following, as in these two examples:.
I ain't fattening frogs for snakes: An inquiry into the application of creativity research to teaching practice by Crowe, Byron Dan, Ph. Title in italics Doctoral dissertation. Retrieved from ProQuest Dissertations and Theses.
Accession Order No. Crowe, B. I ain't fattening frogs for snakes: An inquiry into the application of creativity research to teaching practice Doctoral dissertation.
AAT Title in italics Master's thesis. Kasai, A.
Images of pain, images of pain relief: Multimodal expressive arts therapy and pain management Master's thesis. Title in italics.
Dissertation, School. Publication No.
Crowe, Byron Dan. I ain't fattening frogs for snakes: An inquiry into the application of creativity research to teaching practice.
Dissertation, California Institute of Integral Studies. Thesis, School. Kasai, Aya. Images of pain, images of pain relief: Multimodal expressive arts therapy and pain management.
Thesis, California Institute of Integral Studies. Author, year. Publication nbr. You will find it in the citation; publication numbers usually begin with the letters AAT, with several numbers following, as in these two examples: I ain't fattening frogs for snakes: An inquiry into the application of creativity research to teaching practice by Crowe, Byron Dan, Ph. Chicago citation format for a published dissertation: Author, year. Chicago citation format for a published MA thesis: Author, year.