How do I find dissertations on business and other topics?

For Western University (including Ivey) dissertations and theses, please use Scholarship@Western.

Search ProQuest Dissertations & Theses

Scopus - do a search for the subject area - then under document type click on Dissertation

Center for Research Libraries - Dissertations

Trove - National Library of Australia

DART-Europe - Partnership of 585 research libraries and library consortia who are working together to improve global access to European research theses.  Search the DART-Europe portal for dissertations.

DiVA (Academic Portal Online)

EThOS - Single point of access to Ph.D. theses from 131 UK institutions of higher education.  Digitization on demand for dissertations not already digitized.  Most dissertations are digitized for free.  When there is a charge, CRL will pay for the digitization of UK dissertations requested through their demand purchase program.

Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD) - international organization dedicated to promoting the adoption, creation, use, dissemination and preservation of electronic analogues to the traditional paper-based theses and dissertations.  Find ETDs in the collections.

OpenDOAR (Directory of Open Access Repositories)


ROAR (Registry of Open Access Repositories) : Google maps mashup showing the location of repositories worldwide.  Data provided by ROAR and OpenDOAR.

Theses Canada Portal. Access and search the full-text electronic versions of numerous Canadian theses and dissertations

Directory of History Dissertations
The Directory contains more than 55,620 citations to dissertations in progress in the area of history at 200 academic departments in Canada and the U.S.

For dissertations done at the Business School see the reference collection in the Business Library AS42.L83

Dissertation search in the Library Catalogue - Search SUBJECT - Academic Dissertation

Index to Theses
This is a comprehensive index with abstracts to British theses accepted annually for higher degrees by the universities of Great Britain and Ireland and the Council for National Academic Awards.

TIP: If the thesis or dissertation you require is not available at Western Libraries, Interlibrary Loan Service is available to all currently registered students, faculty and staff of the University. Information about ILL Services is available at

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