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Engineering -- Mechanical Engineering

A guide to mechanical engineering resources in UVic Libraries


Welcome to the University of Victoria’s institutional repository, UVicSpace! This guide includes:

  1. An overview of UVicSpace, including information about policies, licensing, and mandates.
  2. Instructions on how to deposit theses and dissertations (theses), graduate projects, and UVic scholarly publications.

UVic Theses

1. Use the Catalogue to find UVic theses. 

Choose "Title begins with" if you know the title of the thesis. 

Choose Keyword anywhere to find theses on a topic or from a particular department. 

Eg. thesis victoria mechanical engineering

2. Recently published theses (2017-2018 ) are also available electronically in UVic's institutional repository , UVicSpace. See the list of  UVic  Mechanical Engineering theses available in UVicSpace.

3. To search for theses and dissertations written at the University of Victoria until 2014 connect to Dissertations and Theses@ UVic. Authorized UVic users are able to download the full text of dissertations and theses published after 1996 .

Theses and dissertations

It is mandatory that all UVic theses and dissertations be submitted to UVicSpace. According to the UVic graduate calendar Degree completion and graduation --> Deposition of Theses and Dissertations:

The results of research conducted at the University of Victoria are required to be made available to the public in a timely fashion, and so theses and dissertations must be placed in the institutional repository, UVicSpace, immediately following submission of the thesis/dissertation approval form.

People interested in your work can find, read, and download the full text of your work from the Theses and Dissertation (thesis) collection from anywhere in the world, without passwords or fees. Students may opt to withhold their thesis or dissertation for 1 year.

This guide outlines the process you will follow to prepare your deposit.

For more information on policies and procedures for theses, please refer to the Faculty of Graduate Studies website.

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