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Locating the full text online of a non-SFU thesis
Try these sources:
Canadian Theses Portal
Full text of selected Canadian theses published after 1998.
Search engines with pointers to the full text of open access graduate theses and dissertations published around the world:
- Open Access Theses and Dissertations search
- Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD)
Can't find a non-SFU thesis online? Request it via InterLibrary Loans
If you cannot find the thesis online, please place a request with the Library's InterLibrary Loan Division and they will attempt to obtain the thesis from the institution where the thesis was published, or acquire a copy from another source. There is no cost to using the InterLibrary Loan Service.
Finding citation information for a thesis
In order to obtain a thesis or dissertation from another institution or to make use of specialized search engines, you may need:
- the author of the thesis
- thesis title
- issuing institution.
Consult these sources to find the full citation information for a thesis or dissertation:
Search the catalogues of several thousand libraries.
Worldcat also offers the option to search for theses by subject area.