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What are theses & dissertations?

  • Theses and dissertations are scholarly essays incorporating original research on a topic to acquire professional qualifications within an academic degree.
  • Theses and dissertations are usually written as part of the requirements for a graduate or postgraduate degree.

How do I find University of Guelph theses & dissertations?

2010 to Present

1998 to Present

1997 to Present

Find Print and Microform Versions

  • Find microform or paper versions of theses catalogued in Primo.
  • Search by author, title, keyword, or department with the phrase: "University of Guelph thesis”. 
  • A paper copy of all theses published between 1966 and 2011 is held in Annex storage
  • To use the paper copy of a thesis published between 1966 and 2011 in the Library, place a hold on the Annex copy
  • A paper copy of all theses published prior to 1966 is held in Archives and Special Collections
  • Pre-1966 theses are non-circulating and can only be used in the Archival and Special Collections Reading Room during regular opening hours

How do I find other theses & dissertations?

Canadian

1965 to present

Global

1861 to present

How do I borrow non-UG theses?

How do I buy a copy of a thesis?

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