Theses in the Library Catalogue can include:
To find a thesis via the Library Catalogue:
1. Search for the exact title or keywords on your topic:
2.In the left menu ('Tweak my results'). Click 'show more' under Resource Type:
3. Tick Theses and then Apply Filters.
Note: You can also add a filter to show only 'full text online'. This will exclude some older theses which may not have been digitised and are only available as a physical copy.
4. to limit your results to PhD Theses from UniSA only, expand the Collection submenu, select 'Research Outputs Repository' from the presented list, and Apply Filters.
The Library no longer collects Research Proposals. You can search the Library catalogue for proposals held prior to 2014 or exemplars that have been provided on request to Schools.
Exemplar Research proposals can be accessed from the appropriate Divisional page from the Exemplar tab.
If you wish to view other examples by UniSA PhD Candidates you can search the Library Catalogue. Research proposals are restricted and can only be viewed by UniSA Staff and students.
How to access Research Degree proposals.
To open the Research Proposal:
You might discover a thesis you want to read via a:
If the full text is not available online, please submit an InterLibrary Loan via the:
Resource sharing request form
Put in as much information as possible, under the heading of 'Book'. UniSA Library will then try to obtain either a physical or digital copy for you.
Trove is an online discovery service run by the National Library of Australia. You can use Trove to search across theses written at most Australian universities (including UniSA).
To search Trove:
If there is no copy available for download, read on below for what to do next.
ProQuest dissertations & theses global contains theses from graduate schools and universities worldwide with:
To search for dissertations and theses, select:
ProQuest contains dissertations and theses from around th world.
1. Open the database ProQuest dissertations & theses global
2. Select the Advanced search option
3. On the first line, type in: "fine arts",
and then select All subjects & indexing- SU from the drop down box on the right (see image below)
4. In the second search box, type in MFA and choose Degree.
MFA stands for Master of Fine Arts (highest qualification for fine arts in the U.S.A.)
5. Click the search button:
1. Go to the Advanced Search page in Trove
2. In the Keywords field, type in: exegesis
3. In the Format field, select Thesis from the drop down:
4. Click the Search button: