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The General Idea: A thesis is a hypothesis or conjecture. A PhD dissertation is a lengthy, formal document that argues in defense of a particular thesis.
www.etd2015india.in ETD 2015 India: 18th International Symposium on Electronic Theses and dissertations is being organized by Central Library, Jawaharlal Nehru University, in collaboration with NDLTD and INFLIBNET Centre, Gandhinagar, during November 04-06, 2015 at Convention Centre, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India. This conference is being organized first time in Indian Sub-continent and will be a unique opportunity to learn from the experience of the worldwide leaders in the field of digital archiving of Electronic Theses and Dissertations. This platform will also help libraries to learn more about digitization of theses and dissertations and other related issues. More details about the conference, registration fee, program, conference brochure, etc. are available at www.etd2015india.in. After careful review of all submissions, 84 proposals have been shortlisted for presentation in main sessions of the conference, and 40 proposals for poster presentations. The selected presentations cover topics in "Managing ETDs" (59), "ETDs for Research and Development" (30), "Legal and Ethical Issues for ETDs" (4), and "Tools and Technologies for ETDs" (28). Six pre-conference workshops, held in three parallel sessions on Nov. 4th, cover: Launch of INETDIN, the International Network for Electronic Theses and Dissertations in Nursing Led by project leader Dr Colin Macduff, a team of nursing scholars and librarians from Robert Gordon University (Aberdeen, UK), Duquesne University (Pittsburgh, USA) and Curtin University (Perth, Australia) have ... Posted Sep 4, 2015, 9:16 AM by NDLTD Admin Country Report: ETDs in the UK Recognition of the research value of PhD theses continues to grow in the UK; below are some highlights for 2015. EThOS http://ethos.bl.uk – the UK’s national thesis ... Posted Jul 27, 2015, 6:59 AM by NDLTD Admin Country Report: ETDs in Peru One year after the Law 30335 mandating Open Access came into force, there is a number of positive results listed below. Implementation of ALICIA (Peruvian National Repository) that currently includes ... Posted Jul 6, 2015, 4:31 PM by NDLTD Admin Country Report: ETDs in India Theses and dissertations contribute considerably to the scholarly knowledge bank and constitute a pivotal segment of research literature. This is the key component of National Knowledge Report released in 2007 ... Posted Jul 6, 2015, 4:25 PM by NDLTD Admin NDLTD Announces Global Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Search FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE6 July 2015Contact for Global ETD Search: Hussein SulemanContact for NDLTD: Edward A. FoxCape Town, South Africa – The Networked Digital Library of Theses and ... Posted Jul 6, 2015, 3:58 PM by NDLTD Admin Country Report: ETDs in the US Within the USA, discussions related to the format of the dissertation, embargoes, giving credit where credit is due, data management, and ORCID, among other topics are prevalent. For example, during ... Posted Jul 6, 2015, 1:50 PM by NDLTD Admin Country Report: ETD Infrastructure in France OverviewThe national ETD infrastructure has been created ten years ago and is fully operational but not obligatory for all institutions. In 2015, most universities have a mandatory ETD policy ... Posted Jul 6, 2015, 1:40 PM by NDLTD Admin ETD 2015 India: Discounted Early-Bird Registration Now Open 18th International Symposium on Electronic Theses and DissertationsEvolving Genre of ETDs for Knowledge discovery4th - 6th November, 2015New Delhi, Indiawww.etd2015india.inETD 2015 India: 18th International ... Posted Jul 3, 2015, 11:30 AM by NDLTD Admin
A thesis or dissertation is a document submitted in support of candidature for an academic degree or professional qualification presenting the author's research and findings.