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Finding Theses

Finding Theses

Research Theses (Mostly PhDs)

After 2011: can be accessed online using the Library catalogue or using the University of Galway Research Repository.
Before 2011: are held in hardcopy and may be requested and read in the library. If you are unable to locate details of a pre-2011 thesis in the library catalogue, please contact the staff in the Archives & Special Collections Reading Room at

Taught Theses (Mostly Masters)

Theses are either held by the Library in bound hardcopy (before Jan 2014) or online (after Jan 2014).

After Jan 2014 Online taught theses can only be submitted online using the Taught Thesis Submission system and accessed/searched for using the Library catalogue.
Before Jan 2014 can be found using the Library catalogue search.

Note: Not all taught courses are required to submit theses to the Library for publishing. Submission is on an opt-in basis.