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Theses: Find a Thesis - has anyone published a thesis on your topic?

This guide has 2 aims: - It provides a range of resources to assist you in finding out if anyone in the world has published a thesis on a topic. - It provides information on how to find ECU theses and points to consider when submitting your thesis for R

About the ECU Theses Collection

ECU Doctorates, Masters and First Class Honours theses

  • the fulltext of most ECU theses are available online through ECU's institutional repository Research Online
    • at the author's request, the fulltext of some theses are restricted to current ECU staff and students - if you wish to request access to a restricted thesis, please email
  • print copies of some thesis (pre-2011) are held in storage at Joondalup Library workroom and may be borrowed only by ECU staff and students - place a request by email to or ask a staff member at a campus Library Desk.
  • External requests for ECU these - ECU does not lend theses to external users

How to find theses from other institutions

The following are a selection of the main databases which will assist you in finding theses: