If you would like to pay on behalf of your users, please login and order the thesis under your own name. So always start by asking your university to arrange for it to be added.
When the thesis has been digitised and is available for download, you will be notified by email as usual.
Dissertations and theses submitted at non-UK universities may also be requested on Inter-Library Loan through the Inter-Library Loans department orill lib.
You need to allow even more time if you have ordered a printed or CD copy of the thesis. In order to ensure author rights are protected, all users downloading theses from EThOS must agree to the terms and conditions displayed.
These institutional repositories are the free, online stores where a university hosts its research outputs such as conference papers presented by its academic staff, often its PhD theses not alwaysand some journal articles.
I teach English and use theses as a resource for current doctoral students to help develop them in writing their own theses. If, in spite of easy online availability, you particularly want to add a printed copy to your library stock, you would need to seek the permission of the copyright holder.
Institutions all have different priorities in opening up access to their print theses. You normally have to sign a deposit agreement as part of your degree arrangements, but you might be able to arrange an embargo if you have particular concerns — check with your university.
There is a charge for ordering a dissertation from this source which is payable online to ProQuest.