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Theses: Find a Thesis

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

Have any theses been published in your speciality?

It's a good starting point in your literature search see what has been published in your topic in both ECU theses and theses from other Universities, both nationally and internationally, 

Find ECU Theses Using Research Online, ECU's Institutional Repository

ECU Doctorates, Masters and First Class Honours theses

Search options for ECU thesis 
- by topic (use the search box to the right)
- by author (use the refine panel in the results page to limit by dissertations)
- by School  (use the refine panel in the results page to limit by dissertations)
- browse the Theses Collections (theses are listed by year, then alphabetically by author's family name)

 

 

Fulltext availability of ECU theses on Research Online?
- most ECU theses are now available in fulltext
- some authors have restricted the fulltext of their theses to current ECU staff and students (email library@ecu.edu.au)
- a small minority of authors have totally restricted the fulltext of their theses

  • Print theses collection
    - the print theses collection (pre-2011 theses mainly) are held at the Joondalup Library workroom, and may be borrowed only by ECU staff and students (email library@ecu.edu.au or ask a staff member at a campus Library Desk)
     
  • Inter-library loan is unavailable for print theses

Find Theses from Other Institutions

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