Skip to main content

Academic Integrity - Referencing, Citation & Avoiding Plagiarism: Theses

This guide explains what referencing and citation is and how to use the APA, Chicago, Harvard, MLA and Vancouver Styles. It includes a short interactive tutorial on each style.

Theses

Reference: Author (Year of submission) Title of thesis. Degree statement. Degree-awarding body.         

Example: Allen, S. J. (2009) The social and moral fibre of Celtic Tiger Ireland. Unpublished PhD thesis. University College Dublin.

In-Text-Citation:

  • Author Last name (Year)
  • (Author Last name, Year)                         

Example:

  • Allen (2009) disagrees with this…..
  • As argued elsewhere (Allen, 2009)….

© 2015 University College Dublin Library T + 353 (0)1 7167583 | E library@ucd.ie Creative Commons Licence
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Ireland License