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Theses: Find a thesis

The Research Online SEARCH BOX offers 2 options;

  • Search "in this ECU repository" or

  • Search "across all repositories", which searches the contents of over 550 institutional repositories worldwide which are using this same repository platform.

There are 2 ECU Theses Collections on Research Online

Theses are listed initially by year, then alphabetically by author's last name

Availability of the fulltext of ECU theses on Research Online?

  • the access level to a thesis is set by the author
  • almost all ECU theses are now available in fulltext on Research Online
  • some thesis may have parts omitted
  • some may have a temporary embargo on the fulltext of the thesis
  • some theses are available only to current ECU staff and students (email
  • a tiny minority of theses have been totally restricted

Search Research Online for ECU thesis by topic

  • enter your keywords in the search box
  • use the refine panel in the results page to limit by Publication Type "thesis"


Search Research Online for ECU thesis by author

  • scroll down the author list and click on the author's name
  • in the results page, use the refine panel on the left to limit by Publication Type "thesis"

Search Research Online for ECU thesis by School

We have tried as far as possible to align previous Faculty and School names with current School names.

  • click on the Advanced Search button
  • enter the current School's name in the search box
  • click on the green + sign to add another search line
  • in the second search box, click on the drop down menu and select Document Type
  • type in thesis
  • click on Search


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