Recent Submissions

  • Nurse scholars' knowledge and use of electronic theses and dissertations. 

    Goodfellow, Linda M.; Macduff, Colin; Leslie, Gavin; Copeland, Susan; Nolfi, David; Blackwood, Diana (Wiley http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1466-7657.2012.01008.x, 2012-12)
    Background:  Electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs) are a valuable resource for nurse scholars worldwide. ETDs and digital libraries offer the potential to radically change the nature and scope of the way in which ...
  • DART-Europe: Access to European research theses. 

    Copeland, Susan (Iaşi branch of the Library Association of Romania http://www.bcu-iasi.ro/biblos/volum.html, 2014)
    This article describes developments relating to the management and use of electronic theses and dissertations, with particular reference to the DART-Europe E-theses Portal. This Portal provides free access to a wide range ...
  • E-Theses Developments in the UK. 

    Copeland, Susan (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin http://edoc.hu-berlin.de/conferences/etd2003/copeland-susan/PDF/index.pdf, 2003)
    Several projects are underway currently in the UK to promote the production, management and use of theses in electronic format. Funding from the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) is enabling three project teams ...
  • Electronic theses and dissertations: promoting ‘hidden’ research. 

    Copeland, Susan (Sense Publishers., 2011)
    Since the 1990s an increasing number of higher education institutions and research-related organisations have been encouraging the submission of theses and dissertations in electronic format. The transition from print ...
  • The NDLTD and ETDs in the global context. 

    Copeland, Susan (Statsbiblioteket Denmark/Aarhus University., 2010-06)
  • Are electronic theses and dissertations radically changing the nature and scope of doctoral research dissemination and use?: The use of electronic theses and dissertations by nurse scholars in Australia, New Zealand, the UK and the USA. 

    Goodfellow, Linda M.; Macduff, Colin; Leslie, Gavin; Copeland, Susan; Nolfi, David; Blackwood, Diana (CILIP http://www.cilip.org.uk/get-involved/special-interest-groups/health/events/conferences/Pages/hlg-conference-2012-posters.aspx, 2012-07)
    Originally presented as: "GOODFELLOW, L. M., MACDUFF, C., LESLIE, G., COPELAND, S., NOLFI, D. and BLACKWOOD, D., 2012. Are electronic theses and dissertations radically changing the nature and scope of doctoral research ...
  • Electronic theses and dissertations: promoting 'hidden' research. 

    Copeland, Susan (Symposium Journals. http://dx.doi.org/10.2304/pfie.2008.6.1.87, 2008)
    Since the mid 1990s an increasing number of higher education institutions and organisations have been encouraging the production and submission of theses and dissertations in electronic format. Where access to electronic ...
  • The development and promotion of electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs) within the UK 

    Copeland, Susan; Penman, Andrew (Routledge 10.1080/13614570412331311978, 2004-05)
    This paper considers recent ETD-related activity in the UK within the broader international context. It concentrates, in particular, on the work of the Electronic Theses project consortium that is led by The Robert Gordon ...
  • Electronic theses : the turning point 

    Copeland, Susan; Penman, Andrew; Milne, Richard (Emerald Group Publishing Limited http://www.emeraldinsight.com/10.1108/00330330510610546, 2005)
    In 2002, the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) made funding available for a number of universities in the UK to undertake work relating to the development of theses in electronic format. Working in collaboration ...

View more