Acadia Theses

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Locate an Acadia thesis:

In print

Acadia theses are located in Special Collections on level B1. Theses are non-circulating, but can be viewed or photocopied in the Kirkconnell Room. Please consult the Kirkconnell Room hours for information about when access is possible.

If you are not on campus, Acadia theses on microfiche may be requested through interlibrary loan. Photocopies of theses can also be purchased for .25 cents/page plus shipping and handling. To purchase a thesis, please contact

In electronic format

To access electronic Honours and Masters theses seach our digital collections. Not all of our theses have been submitted electronically.  Records to all of our theses and links to the electronic ones, can be found in the library catalogue.

Locate theses from other institutions:

In print:

The Vaughan Memorial Library provides an interlibrary loan service that allows students and faculty to order print or microfiched versions of theses from other institutions. The ability to borrow a thesis is dependent on the lending library and some institutions do not lend their theses. All Canadian Masters' and Ph.D. theses are available in microfiche format from the Library and Archives Canada through our interlibrary loan service.

In electronic format:

Digital Dissertations
As a visitor, you are able to search the citations and abstracts for the current year in the Dissertation Abstracts database and purchases copies of theses. If you need to search against the full database, please consult the librarian for your subject area.

Theses Canada
Electronic theses available on the Theses Canada Portal were submitted to the Theses Canada program between 1998 and August 31, 2002.

Write a thesis at Acadia:

Regulations for Honours' Theses

Masters' Thesis Guidelines

Research and Graduate Studies