Theses in the list of references
It is advisable to refer to hard-to-reach texts as rarely as possible (especially many years ago), using mostly published sources. In most cases, instead of the abstract you can refer to the full text of the thesis (preferably).
Thesis, dissertation cited in APA on the rights of manuscript
Check descriptions for dissertation bibliographic catalogs, for example, electronic catalogs of the RSL (http://diss.rsl.ru), ProQuest (http://www.proquest.co.uk).
Author A.A. Title of work: dis. … PhD / Dr. Psychol. sciences. Tver state University, Tver, 2005.
Author bb Title of work: author. dis. … PhD / Dr. Psychol. sciences. Kazan state University, Kazan, 2005. [Before and after the dot, a space. The city in which the dissertation was defended is indicated, and not the place where the abstract was printed. Publisher name is absent.]
Author A.A. Title of dissertation. PhD dissertation. Name of Institution, Location, Year. [If in a foreign source Unpublished doctoral dissertation or Doctoral dissertation, leave as is.]
If necessary, refer to the thesis, master’s thesis:
Author A.A. Title of work: diploma. work (or: dis. … Master of psychology). Saratov. state University, Saratov, 2005.
Author A.A. Title of dissertation. Master’s thesis. Name of Institution, Location, Year. [Master’s dissertation. If in a foreign source Unpublished master’s thesis, leave it as it is.]
Author A.A. Title of dissertation. Doctoral dissertation / Master’s thesis. 2009. Proquest database. (Accession / Order No.) [Without a dot at the end. Indicate the name of the scientific base and method of access. For example, Proquest database, Ros. state The library has an electronic database of dissertations. The name of the institution is not given.]
Worrell T.R. Exemplification of health messages in the media. Doctoral dissertation. 2006. ProQuest Dissertations and Theses database. (UMI No. 1273133201)
Author A.A. Title of work: dis. … Dr. Psychol. sciences. M., 2005. http://www.university/etd/ [Text from the official public database, university repository, HAC, federal educational portal. The name of the institution is not given.]
Thesis published on the Internet
The format is used if and only if you quote a literal, in quotes, quotation from a dissertation on an electronic source without numbered pages and have no opportunity to consult the original. In other cases, the network address (URL) is not necessary.
Author A.A. Title of work: dis. … Cand. psychol. sciences. Tver state University, Tver, 2005. http: //www.xxxxxxxxx/thesis/ [Unofficial source. The network address leading to the full test of the thesis or abstract. It is advisable to avoid specifying the network address, it may change.]
Dissertation abstract in the publication Abstract Abstracts International
Abstract thesis for a foreign degree is fundamentally different from the Russian abstract. Abstract is a brief summary of no more than 500 words, briefly conveying the essence of the work.
Bower D.L. Employee assistant programs supervisory referrals. Dissertation Abstracts International, 1993, 54 (01), 534B.