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Gender Studies - A Welcome to the Library for Gender Studies Students

This guide offers an introduction to all Gender Studies students, including everything from how to find resources to searching for journal articles and using UVic Libraries' databases.

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
    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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