All masters' and doctoral theses accepted by the U of S since 1912 are accessible through the Library catalogue. We currently have over 13,000 U of S theses, of which 2,760 are in electronic format. Some are available in both print and electronic format. Since 2007 all theses are submitted electronically and are available in the catalogue as soon as they are approved by the thesis committee. The U of S Theses Collection is accessible through Special Collections or as electronic documents.
Print and Electronic:
If you know the topic you want to search, but aren’t sure of any titles or authors, you can do a WORD search:
Need more help with the Catalogue? Go to the Find Books page for more details.
The item record provides you with many details of the thesis/dissertation including:
U of S e-theses are searchable in the library catalogue. To limit your search to e-theses in the catalogue:
U of S e-theses are also available through these databases.
Dissertations & Theses @ University of Saskatchewan (ProQuest)
1951 – present ; Full text at least from 1997
Dissertation (PhD) research at the University of Saskatchewan.
University of Saskatchewan Electronic Theses & Dissertations (ETDs)
Comprehensive since 2007; selective prior to 2007
A selection of University of Saskatchewan theses and dissertations, in a variety of disciplines, from 1946 onward. The full text of each ETD is available in PDF format.
The library has a limited number of non-U of S theses available in our print collection. In the catalogue, search under Word using keywords and “theses”.
The U of S Catalogue contains approximately 800 e-theses from other universities. Many more theses are available through the databases listed below.
Dissertations & Theses: Full Text (ProQuest)
1861 – present ; Full text from 1997 and earlier
University of Saskatchewan PhD dissertations - 1952 to present.
Index and full text database of doctoral dissertations and some masters theses from selected universities in North America & Europe. Full-text available at least from 1997 to present from participating universities only.
Theses Canada Portal
1965 – present ; FT: 1998-2002
A comprehensive, open access database of Canadian theses compiled by the National Library of Canada (NLC) and other partner University libraries in the Theses Canada Program.
Theses & Dissertations
Aboriginal Studies theses - can be limited to theses from the University of Saskatchewan.
Theses on the Geology of Saskatchewan
This bibliography lists references to theses dealing with the geology of Saskatchewan submitted for higher degrees dating from 1915 on. It is compiled to complement the "Annotated Bibliography of Saskatchewan Geology (1823 - 1970 incl.)" and the "Annotated Bibliography of Saskatchewan Geology (1970 - 1976 incl.)", both by W. O. Kupsch. Last updated in January 2004.
Includes 836,000 open access electronic theses and dissertations from 90 universities worldwide.
EThOS - Electronic Theses Online
Database of UK dissertations and theses provided by the British Library.
A partnership of research libraries and library consortia who are working together to improve global access to European research theses.
If you have any questions about searching for theses and dissertations, or want help with your keywords or subject headings, ask for help!
Theses and dissertations are minimally published and may only be available from the university which granted the degree. Some theses and dissertations can be made available through Interlibrary Loan, while others may have to be purchased. You may contact the Interlibrary Loan unit by phone at 306-966-6002 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.