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Dissertations and theses are particularly useful for:

  • example of dissertation arrangement
  • review of related literature
  • comprehensive methodology
  • theoretical perspective, model, framework
  • "voice" of methodology

The Vault is a repository of all the University of Calgary theses and dissertations published after 2012 in digital format.

The Vault

PRISM University of Calgary Digital Repository contains University of Calgary theses and dissertations published before 2012.




ProQuest dissertations and theses     

Indexes and provides selected full text of doctoral dissertations and master's theses worldwide, most are North American though.

Provides fulltext of dissertations and master's theses from 1997 to the present.  Proquest has started retrospective digitization of dissertations/theses as well.  Over 1.2 million full text dissertations that are available for download in PDF format.