When graduate students submit a thesis or dissertation to the Library via the online ETD Administrator, they are now able to complete the process with an online payment. The database will retrieve theses from your initial results set in which your term s appear anywhere in the text. The most effective strategy found to date is: Theses were submitted in print through the beginning of Boston University Libraries are pleased to announce that processing fees for submitting theses and dissertations to Mugar Memorial Library may now be paid online using a variety of credit card options. Adding the copyright page does not mean you must register for copyright.
A shortcut for this search is to note the precise syntax the database uses for searches, i. MAMS candidates are required to complete a minimum of 32 graduate credit hours: Hover on the E-Resources tab at the top of the page and select Databases. GMS Abstracts can be up to words approximately 2 pages. From mid on, GMS theses have been submitted electronically. Adding the copyright page does not mean you must register for copyright.
Searching in OpenBU best for Step 1: From mid on, GMS theses have been submitted electronically. You will probably want to try multiple Subject and Index terms to make sure that you have searched thoroughly.
Most students thesjs not request delayed circulation however if desired due to special circumstances such as a pending patentyou will need to submit a letter requesting Circulation Restriction — embargo options are one year or two years. This situation should improve in future, but for the time being, the following is the best advice the library can offer.
Curriculum | Graduate Medical Sciences
Hover on the E-Resources tab at the top of the page and select Databases. Search for a title or keyword, then limit to “Dissertations” on the left hand side of the screen: Primary teaching affiliate of BU School of Medicine. This will direct you to the Medical Library’s Databases page.
Boston University Libraries are pleased to announce that processing fees for submitting theses and dissertations to Mugar Memorial Library may now be paid online using a variety of credit card options. Students who wish to complete the requirements for the MAMS program over 2 years must register for credits in the fall and spring semesters of Year 1 and at for at least 2 credits or as a continuing student in the fall and spring semesters of Year 2. The most effective though imperfect way to retrieve GMS theses appears to be a combination of key phrases that appear in all of them and are unlikely to appear in non-theses.
Unfortunately, indexing in the ProQuest database is spotty, meaning that there is no perfect way to bi for all GMS theses. The database will open on the Advanced Search thesix. Click on a title to read the abstract, and scroll down to view or download the full text. Check the box next to one or both and click to add it to your search: Please note that if you want a specific phrase, you should use quotes around it: One suggestion that appears fairly effective is to enter this text into the search bar, with quotes: Please follow the steps below to search both library and laboratory electronic theses after early by former GMS students.
Notice that you can also use “More search options” to look for a specific author, advisor, language, and more. Results cannot be sorted.
GMS Thesis Database Search Page
You can also stop by the Reference Desk between thexis hours of 8: The database will retrieve theses from your initial results set in which your term s appear anywhere in the text.
Use this ProQuest linkor go to the Medical Library homepage. This will retrieve GMS theses, arranged in no clear order.
Unfortunately, there is currently no uniform location for all electronic theses, nor a single, simple way to locate them within the two databases where they are stored. From here, type “theses” to quickly access the correct database link. You yhesis retrieve links to full text of past GMS theses.
To focus the results further, it is helpful to scroll down and select “Date Issued: Other graduate level courses allow students to explore additional areas of medicine and jams research.
Keep in mind that you may need to try various terms to ensure a thorough search. GMS Abstracts can be up to words approximately 2 pages. As can be seen in the image above, theses in OpenBU are assigned subject terms, and it is possible to narrow your search results by clicking one of the subjects in this column i.
If you have questions, please feel free to contact the Library by email at refquest medlib. Please add a copyright page after the title page and include it on the Table of Contents.