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Here is the basic format for a reference list entry of an undergraduate thesis in APA style 7th edition:Author(s) of the thesis.(Year of publication).Title of the undergraduate thesis [Unpublished bachelor’s thesis].Name of the degree awarding institution.
However, dissertations are still considered student work and are not peer-reviewed. Always clarify with your instructor as to whether you can include and cite dissertations and theses in your research.
thesis as long as they pass-through critical review by supervisors and examiners. Moreover, in the absence of the article in the field of interest, it is a fair solution to refer/cite a Ph. D. thesis.
If the article is from a printed journal, look at the publication information in the front of the journal. If the article is from an electronic journal, go to the journal home page and look for a link to ‘About this journal’ or ‘Notes for Authors’. Here it should tell you if the articles are peer-reviewed.
Unfortunately Google Scholar doesn’t have a setting that will allow you to restrict results only to peer-reviewed articles. If you find articles in Google Scholar, you would have to look up the journal the article is published in to find out whether they use peer review or not.
Examples of peer reviewed journals include: American Nurse Today, Journal of Child & Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing, Journal of Higher Education, and many more. If your professor asks you to use only peer reviewed sources, most databases (such as EbscoHost) will allow you to limit to just peer reviewed.
1. If you find the name of a journal, type it “in quotes,” into the regular version of Google to find that journal’s homepage. Journals often brag about the fact that they are peer reviewed (also known as “refereed” or “juried”).
What should be included in the introduction of a dissertation?
Can you use bullet points in a dissertation?