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Copies of print theses are kept on the First Floor near the service desk. They are shelved by year and within the year alphabetically by first three letters of author’s surname. Theses are listed in the Library Catalogue.  Select “Theses” option from the dropdown menu beside “Collection”. You can then search by Author and Title or keyword.

Theses can only be read in the library.

Finding theses from other colleges

Dissertation Abstracts

It includes 2.7 million searchable citations to dissertation and theses from around the world from 1861 to the present day together with 1.2 million full text dissertations that are available for download in PDF format. Over 2.1 million titles are available for purchase as printed copies. The database offers full text for most of the dissertations added since 1997 and strong retrospective full text coverage for older graduate works.

Index to Theses
An index to British and Irish higher degree theses from 1716 onwards and includes abstracts for Ph.D. theses submitted after 1986.  It does not contain full texts.

Irish Theses
This is a subset of Index to Theses containing material from Irish universities only.

Here you will find full-twxt doctoral and master theses from the Irish Universities.

Allows you search the collections of libraries worldwide. Go to Advanced Search and from the drop down menu beside Content select “Thesis/Dissertation”

EThOS (Electronic Theses Online Service)
This is a service from the British Library. It automatically harvests e-theses from Institutional Repositories and digitises paper theses from participating UK Higher Education institutions.

DART-Europe E-theses portal
It provides access to full-text European research theses.

Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD)
A Union Catalogue containing more than one million records of electronic theses and dissertations. Mainly North American coverage.


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