Theses Canada

Theses Canada is a collaborative program between Library and Archives Canada and Canadian universities. The program launched in 1965 at the request of the deans of Canadian graduate schools. It strives to:

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


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Information for students

Learn how we acquire your thesis or dissertation. Find information about licensing and copyright

Information for universities

Learn about the submission and harvesting requirements for universities

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Order copies of non-digital theses and dissertations. Find a list of links to Canadian university theses repositories

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