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Grey Literature in Health

Theses

Five reasons why you should include theses in your research strategy:

•They can help you discover what has been written on a topic, what others are doing in the field and what methodologies are being used
•They present original research and can provide “sneak previews” of ideas in an area that are yet to reach other publication formats
•They may be the only publicly-available work by authors who do not otherwise publish for general audiences or through commercial publishers.
•They contain extensive bibliographies
•They provide insight into the early work of a particular person and have value for historical and biographical purposes
 
They are found in academic and national library catalogues, university repositories, databases and national or regional portals

Finding UC Theses

Finding Australian Theses

International Theses Portals and Databases