|Welcome to the library resources guide for students and faculty who are looking for theses and dissertations.
The purpose of this guide is to highlight some of the key resources that are available to locate academic theses and dissertations.
Theses and dissertations are a category of scholarship which presents a student's intensive original research and findings on a topic which is meant to demonstrate the author's readiness to contribute to the discourse of a discipline. It is usually submitted for an advanced degree (i.e., Master's or Ph.D.) or other academic qualification.
Theses and dissertations may provide an introduction to existing scholarship in a given area through the literature reviews that the papers often include, as well as an awareness of emerging trends through the innovative work of their authors.
Here are some books about how to write thesis, dissertations, and major papers. Please note: E-Books are restricted to current TRU students, staff and faculty.
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