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Education - Research Methods for Studies in Education

This introductory resource guide is for UVic Faculty of Education students looking for supplementary resources held by UVic Libraries on the topic of research methods.

Ready to submit your thesis or dissertation?

Congratulations on completing your thesis or dissertation!

All UVic theses and dissertations are housed electronically on UVicSpace, our institutional repository.  When you are ready to submit your project, thesis, or dissertation consult:

  • The Faculty of Graduate Studies 'Thesis and Dissertation' policies
  • The UVicSpace final submission procedures.
  • Six steps to keep in mind:
    1. Explore UVic Space
    2. Create a UVic Space account
      • Do NOT use your Netlink ID password!
    3. Get permissions to submit
    4. Add your information
      • Use effective indexing terms
    5. Upload a PDF
      • Last name_First name_Degree name_Year of copyright.pdf
    6. Share with your family, friends, and colleagues!

Finding theses and dissertations

Finding UVic theses and dissertations

Search UVicSpace to locate theses and dissertations produced by UVic graduates. 

You can search using the following filters:


Finding theses and dissertations outside of UVic

  • Theses Canada Portal
    Cut and paste:
    Theses Canada is a collaborative program between Library and Archives Canada (LAC) and nearly 70 universities across Canada. The collection contains both microfiche and electronic theses.

  • Dissertations & Theses PQDT (Proquest)
    ProQuest Dissertations and Theses includes more than 1.5 million citation to both master's theses and doctoral dissertations written by authors from over 1,000 North American graduate schools and European universities.   

  • Canadian Institutional Repositories (CARL)
    This webpage lists all the major institutional repositories in Canada and is organized by province.

  • Australasian digital theses program
    The aim of the ADT program is to establish a distributed database of digital versions of theses produced by the postgraduate research students at Australian universities. The theses will be available worldwide via the web. The ideal behind the program is to provide access to, and promote Australian research to the international community.
  • British Library EThOS Service
    EThOS provides access to 450,000 doctoral theses from schools throughout the UK.
  • DART-Europe E-theses Portal
    Access to 458723 open access research theses from 551 Universities in 28 European countries
  • NDLTD Global ETD Search
    Global ETD Search – developed in partnership with the University of Cape Town, South Africa – is a free service that allows researchers to find ETDs based on keyword, date, institution, language and subject. Researchers may submit queries and view results using the familiar style of popular Web search engines. This new search service will allow researchers to locate relevant theses and dissertations far more effectively than current tools.
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