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Theses and Dissertations
James A. Gibson Library
Theses and Dissertations
Most Brock Graduate Theses can be found online via the Brock University Digital Repository. Here you'll be able to find Masters and Phd. theses in full text that date from 1969 to today. To find a specific Brock thesis online, search in the Digital Repository by author, title, degree, department or keyword.
For more information about finding theses, please read the FAQ section below.
QuickSearch for Brock Graduate Theses:
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The easiest way to find Brock Graduate Theses is by searching the Brock University Digital Repository by author, title, degree, department or keyword. Both print and digital graduate theses are searchable in the Digital Repository.
Most Brock theses are available electronically through the Digital Repository. A few are available in print, including:
Graduate theses available in print
If the author opted-out of the Brock University Graduate Theses Digitization Project, the Library kept one print copy of those theses. Masters' theses are shelved in the Z9999 call number range on Floor 5. Ph.D theses are shelved in the Z9999.5 call number range on Floor 5. All Masters theses are indexed and can be searched in the Brock University Digital Repository.
Masters of Education theses and projects
Master of Education theses and Masters of Education Projects are available in the Instructional Resource Centre (IRC) in the Faculty of Education. To find a specific print thesis, use the library catalogue to search by author or title. To find print Brock theses by subject in the catalogue, do a keyword or subject search and limit the material type to Theses/Projects. Masters of Education theses can also be searched in the Brock University Digital Repository.
Bachelors' theses available in print
Brock University Bachelor theses that are available in print are shelved in the Z9998 call number range on Floor 5. To find a specific print thesis, use the library catalogue to search by author or title. To find print Brock theses by subject in the catalogue, do a keyword or subject search and limit the material type to Theses/Projects.
Brock University Bachelor theses that are available in print are shelved in the Z9998 call number range on Floor 5. To find a specific print thesis, use the library catalogue to search by author or title.
Proquest Dissertations and Theses database
Covers U.S. dissertations from 1861 and Masters theses from 1962. Full text is provided for theses and dissertations from 1997 (and sometimes earlier). The database also includes theses and dissertations from many Canadian and some International universities. Ontario theses can be borrowed from other Ontario university libraries via RACER.
Theses Canada Portal
This database lists all Canadian theses archived by the National Library of Canada since 1965. Full text is available for theses from 1998-August 2002. Theses can be borrowed via Interlibrary Loan through RACER.
EDT Digital Library: Networked Library of Digital Theses and Dissertations (NDLDT)
Provides links to a number of electronic theses and dissertation databases.
Centre for Research Libraries
International dissertations can be found by searching their catalogue. Use Advanced Search and limit the location field to dissertations.
Most theses awarded by any university in Great Britain and Ireland are listed in Index to THESES and are available via the Electronic Theses Online Service EThOS database. Alternate national and international theses and dissertation resources can be found using DART-Europe E-theses Portal and countries listed on any number of metasites including the University of Newcastle.