Theses and Dissertations

Most Brock graduate theses can be found online via the Brock University Digital Repository. Here you’ll be able to find the full text of Masters and Ph.D. theses dating from 1969 to today. To find a specific Brock thesis online search in the repository by author, title, degree, department, or keyword.

Brock University Digital Repository

Search for Brock graduate theses

Frequently Asked Questions

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.

Global ETD Search
Search electronic theses and dissertations contained in the Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD) archive.

OATD Open Access Theses and Dissertations

Centre for Research Libraries
International dissertations can be found by searching their catalogue. Use Advanced Search and limit the location field to dissertations.

Electronic Theses Online Service EThOS database Great Britain and Ireland.

DART-Europe E-theses Portal

WorldCat
This is a combined catalogue of many libraries from around the world. Use Advanced Search and choose the Thesis/dissertation option from the dropdown box for Content.

In many cases, you can use RACER to request an item through interlibrary loan. Contact Interlibrary Loan or your liaison librarian for further assistance.

You can find Brock theses using SuperSearch by doing a keyword search and limiting to format “Dissertations and Theses”.

Questions?

Contact us in-person at the Ask Us Desk, via telephone at 905-688-5550 x4583, or via email at libhelp@brocku.ca