Finding a University of Sydney thesis
- for print format PhD and Masters (Research) theses:
- search the Library catalogue by Author or Title
- search by Advanced Keyword. Select USyd thesis in the Material Type drop-down box, to make your results more relevant.
for electronic format PhD and Masters (Research) theses:
- search or browse by Author, Title or Date of Issue
Selected 4th year honours degree theses are being added to our Repository. Find these by browsing the list of Faculties and Schools.
Ask the relevant School or Department for those not listed there.
Masters by coursework theses are not held at the Library, ask the relevant School or Department.
Finding a thesis from other universities
- Search the Library catalogue by Advanced Keyword. Enter your subject [And] thesis [And not] university of sydney in the search boxes.
See an example here.
- Australia and New Zealand
Finding Australian theses
Libraries Australia - lists higher degree theses awarded from 1989 onwards.
For theses awarded between 1959-1988, use the printed guide Union list of higher degree theses in Australian libraries
Education Research Theses - citations and abstracts from theses submited from 1919.
ProQuest Dissertation & Theses Full Text - particularly useful for North American theses. Full-text available for theses submitted from 1997.
British Library Electronic Digital Thesis Online Service (EThOS)-offers a 'single point of access' for ALL theses produced by UK Higher Education.
DART-Europe E-theses Portal-is a partnership of research libraries and library consortia to provide a single European Portal for the discovery of Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETDs).
Index to Theses - comprehensive listing of theses with abstracts accepted for higher degrees by universities in Great Britain and Ireland since 1716. (Only print version now available)
History On-Line - searchable database of post-graduate theses in the History subject area, submitted in the United Kingdom since 1995.
Thesis Canada Portal
Vidyanidhi - Indian doctoral theses database
Google Scholar - difficult to pin down to find only theses, but you may find something of interest.
South African national E-theses portal
Networked Digital Library of theses and dissertations
French Thesis-On-Line Repository [Thèses-en-ligne]
International open-access theses repositories [via the London School of Economics]