Welcome to the research guide for your Honors Seminar. Use this guide to help you get started with your thesis. You might also want to take a look at some of our other research guides, depending on your topics.
Looking at theses and dissertations can be a great place to locate additional sources on your topic. It allows you to see if anyone has directly studied your topic, or a closely related field, and their bibliographies can be great sources of information.
Adding your Thesis to DukeSpace
Recent Duke dissertations, theses, master’s projects, undergraduate honors theses as well as open access copies of Duke faculty articles are part of the repository. You can add your finished thesis to make it more accessible.
Conducting a Literature Review or Annotated Bibliography will be an important part of your thesis project. Here are some links that will help you understand the process:
Dictionaries & Handbooks can be useful for background research: