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Welcome to the dissertation preparation guide. This guide includes tools to help you through the processes of preparing for and writing your dissertation. This guide covers several common steps in preparing a dissertation including:
Locating relevant literature in journals, books, and theses.
Guidelines for properly citing the works of others.
Collecting references and formatting bibliographies in your dissertation and other publications.
Information on submitting your work.
ProQuest provides you with online access to abstracts and previews of dissertations and theses.
PQDT - Open
PQDT Open provides the full text of open access dissertations and theses free of charge.
Open Access Theses and Dissertations
Open access (OA) theses and dissertations from institutions worldwide.
Theses from over 60 Canadian universities, going back to 1965.