Most Brock graduate theses can be found online in the Brock University Digital Repository. Here you’ll find full text of Masters and Ph.D. theses dating from 1969 to today. You can search the repository by author, title, degree, department, or keyword.
Frequently Asked Questions
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 Omni to search by author or title. To find print Brock theses by subject in Omni, do a keyword or subject search and limit the resource type to Theses & Dissertations. Masters of Education theses can also be searched in the Brock University Digital Repository.
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.
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 for further assistance.
You can find Brock theses using Omni by doing a keyword search and limiting to “Dissertations & Theses” under Resource Type.