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Find Massey University Theses
Most Masters and Doctoral theses completed at Massey University are available electronically through Massey Research Online.
You can also search Discover for Massey theses. Limit your search to theses either by adding Massey thesis to your subject keywords, or limit your result list by Source: Dissertations/Thesis.
Check the Subject Guides. Some have links to Massey theses in the discipline.
Browse the Dean's List of Exceptional Theses for Massey theses deemed outstanding in research, writing and presentation.
Pacific and Pasifika theses are on Massey Research Online in the Pacific Policy and Research Centre community.
Use these Saved Searches to find Māori theses:
NZResearch.org.nz provides access to research documents produced at New Zealand universities, polytechnics and other research institutes.
Find Overseas Theses
Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations Over 5 million electronic theses and dissertations. Also has a register of country sources for theses from Armenia to Wales.
Open Access Theses and Dissertations (OATD) Find open access graduate theses and dissertations published around the world.
ProQuest Dissertations and Theses Contains over 2 million thesis citations from institutions in North America and Europe (including the UK and Ireland). Links to full-text where available, and most entries contain an abstract and a 24-page preview.
EBSCO Open Dissertations Over 800,000 theses and dissertations from universities around the world. Particularly strong in theses from American universities, with content from the early 20th century onwards.
Google Scholar may provide a link to the full text of a thesis. Search by author and title keywords, or add thesis to your search terms.
Pacific Islands Studies Student Research Masters' theses from the University of Hawai'i's Center for Pacific Islands Studies.
USP Theses Collection Digitised theses on the Pacific islands and peoples by Pacific and non-Pacific researchers. From the University of the South Pacific and some other universities.
EThoS (Electronic Theses Online Service) Search over 450,000 doctoral theses. Many are available online, for others a scanned copy can be requested.
DART-Europe Access to full-text theses from participating European research institutions.
Theses Canada Most post 1998 theses are available online. Citation and abstract information for theses 1965-1998.
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Last updated on Friday 11 December 2020
Getting Hold of a Thesis
Recent theses are often openly available online. If the thesis you want is not available online, we may be able to borrow it on your behalf via Interlibrary Loan.
Please fill in an Interlibrary Loan request (login may be required). The thesis may only be able to be read at a Massey University campus library.
If a thesis is particularly expensive to obtain we may ask you to make a contribution to the cost .