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Finding library resources for Anthropology

Best Bet

Search ProQuest Dissertations and Theses - access full text since 1990s and some from earlier

University of Calgary Theses and Dissertations

 University of Calgary Theses Database - collection of theses and dissertation from graduates of the University of Calgary -  Contact University Archives if you are unable to locate a  University of Calgary thesis 

University of Calgary Library Collection  - while a copy of all U of C theses is located in the University Archives or in the digital collection on PRISM,   for many older theses a second copy is held in the library collection.   Filter search results to Item Type " Thesis"

Note: many University of Calgary theses are also available full-text through ProQuest Digital Dissertations and/ or Thesis Canada Portal

Other Sources for Theses and Dissertations

Centre for Research Libraries – a collection of over 20,000 doctoral dissertations from outside Canada and the U.S.  Search by title, author or keyword. Items in this database may be obtained by interlibrary loan through U of C’s Document Delivery Services.

National Library of Canada Theses Canada Portal – provides access to the National Library of Canada theses collection, 1965 - over 300,000 theses with over 50,000 available in fulltext

 OAIster  -   Union catalogue of digital resources - good for locating theses housed in the digital repositories of various universities - also available as part of 

Worldcat -   Change " Subtype limits" for "any content" to " Thesis/Dissertation". Note: Some results may be later edited publications of original dissertations. Note you can also use which allows you to limit results to dissertations but record information is not as detailed