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Dissertations and theses for music research

Welcome! Use this guide to discover various sources for dissertations and theses for use in your research projects.

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Note: Not all resources can be found through this search tool (catalogue).

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Multi-disciplinary dissertation and thesis resources

  • eScholarship@McGill
    • Digital repository that collects, preserves, and showcases the scholarly works and theses of McGill University faculty, researchers, and students
    • Discover a wide range of scholarly works by the McGill community, including open access research articles, research reports, doctoral dissertations and theses, images, audio, and video files, and more
    • Full-text access
  • ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global
    • Comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses from around the world
    • Wide subject coverage, from Arts and Humanities to Health & Medical Sciences
    • Includes searchable citations to dissertations and theses from 1861 to the present day together with more than a million full-text dissertations available for download in PDF
  • Theses Canada Portal
  • American Doctoral Dissertations, 1933-1955

Music dissertation indexes

Location and contacts

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Marvin Duchow Music Library
Elizabeth Wirth Music Building
3rd floor - 527 Sherbrooke Street West
Montreal, Quebec H3A 1E3
Subjects: Music


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Cathy Martin
527 Sherbrooke St. W, A-317, Montreal, QC, H3A 1E3

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  • In-library use
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