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Construction: Theses, Statistics and Grey Literature

Conference Proceedings

Finding Grey Literature in Subscription Databases

What is Grey Literature?

Add "conference proceedings" or "conference papers" to your search in these databases to bring back conference materials.

 

Subscription Databases

Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations

Search across hundreds of universities across the world for dissertations and theses.

Search here 

Government

The following resources provide information produced by the UK government and its agencies.

Once you click on the link search for the topic you are interested in e.g. social media.

DART-Europe E-theses Portal

DART-Europe is a partnership of research libraries and library consortia who are working together to improve global access to European research theses.  

Search here

The British Library (EthOS)

Search the British Library's database of over 500,000 doctoral theses. 

Search here

Free Databases

Research Open

LSBU's Repository 

Here you can find:

  •  journal articles, book chapters and research by LSBU staff
  • theses and dissertations by LSBU students

LSBU dissertation finder

We have a selection of dissertations written by LSBU students available here.

Search by title (key words), surname of author or course.

Theses

Google Scholar

Google Scholar Search

To access articles in Google scholar at home you can add in the library's subscriptions:

  • Click Search above to open a new window
  • Go to the 3 bar icon in the upper left corner
  • Select the cog wheel to open Settings
  • Select Library links from the left hand column
  • Search for London South Bank University - Full-Text @ LSBU
  • Tick the box to add our collections in to the search

You computer will remember this choice until you clear your cookies/cache. You do not need to do this step if you are on campus.