Theses Canada

Important notice

We have suspended thesis harvesting from university repositories in order to improve our systems. No new theses have been added to our database since summer 2016. However, the collection of 500,000+ theses remains accessible (see Obtain a Thesis or Dissertation). The harvesting will resume in 2019 and will include theses added to the repositories since 2016.

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Theses Canada, launched in 1965 at the request of the deans of Canadian graduate schools, is a collaborative program between Library and Archives Canada (LAC) and nearly 70 universities accredited by Universities Canada. It strives to:

  • acquire and preserve theses and dissertations from participating universities
  • provide free access to Canadian electronic theses and dissertations in the collection
  • facilitate access to non-digital theses and dissertations in the collection.

The collection contains both microfiche and electronic theses and dissertations that are for personal or academic research purposes. Any commercial use, publication, reproduction or lending of this material is strictly prohibited.


Theses Canada
Published Heritage Branch
Library and Archives Canada
550 De la Cité Boulevard
Gatineau, Quebec J8T 0A7  CANADA

Telephone (toll-free in Canada and the U.S.): 1-866-578-7777—in the menu press 1 then 8
Telephone (NCR): 819-994-6882
Fax: 819-997-2395

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