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Doctor of Law and Policy : Dissertations, Citation Guides and Writing

This page provides a starting point for your research.

Learn about Citation Management Software!

Registration is now available for the Spring citation management workshops

The workshops cover skills in utilizing these tools: Endnote, RefWorks, Zotero, Mendeley. There is also a general Introduction to Citation Management workshop to help you choose the best tool for you. These tools make it easier to create your bibliography and keep track of your references. 

Dissertations Online

 Submitting dissertations and theses online

DLP theses are available in the Digital Repository Service (DRS).  HINT! Limit your search by degree level to find DLP materials.

NU dissertations online are also searchable at Dissertations and Theses at NU.

To search for dissertations beyond NU, use ProQuest Dissertations and Theses, Global.

 

Writing Assistance

The Writing Center
The Northeastern University Writing Center is open to any member of the NU community.  The Writing Center offers face-to-face appointments at 412 Holmes Hall, same-day appointments at 136 Snell library (behind the Argo Tea), and online appointments.  Book an appointment here!

The Purdue OWL (Online Writing Lab) is an extraordinary resource for all aspects of paper writing, including citation and bibliography.  The Site Map is a good place to begin.

 

These links used by kind permission of the Purdue Online Writing Lab.

Citing your Sources

Check our Citations and Bibliography guide

Your instructor will generally specify the preferred citation style for your class.  

The Purdue OWL (Online Writing Lab) is an extraordinary resource for all aspects of paper writing, including citation and bibliography.  The Site Map is a good place to begin.

  • APA (Purdue OWL)
  • MLA (Purdue OWL)

These links used by kind permission of the Purdue Online Writing Lab.

 

Citation Management Software

The Library supports EndNoteRefWorks, Zotero, and Mendeley citation management software.

NU offers free downloads of EndNote citation management software through myNortheastern. Go go Software Downloads.