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Economic History and Development Studies: Theses

Theses at UKZN

  • The Library receives one print and one electronic copy of each doctoral and masters thesis accepted by the University of KwaZulu-Natal.
  • Print theses are not generally available for loan.
  • Electronic copies of theses are deposited in ResearchSpace - the online repository of the University of KwaZulu-Natal. It houses the full text of all new theses issued by the university. In addition, the library is at present involved in a project to digitise all past theses from the university, so many of these are also available full text. You can go directly to ResearchSpace to search theses by author, title or subject.
  • Search on the icatalogue for theses, by author, title or subject. If the thesis is available electronically, the link will be available. Or you may go directly to ResearchSpace below:

Books to help you in your research

The books listed below are available at the E.G. Malherbe Library (Dbn) and the Cecil Renaud Library (Pmb)

Databases for theses

Most institutions are now digitising theses. If you find a reference to a thesis go to the home isntitution's library website and find the link. Most institutional digital theses sites need to be accessed via Firefox.

The following links will direct you to databases of theses / dissertations. In most cases they are not available full text.  If found in South Africa, they are sometimes available via interlibrary loans.

Links to other repositories

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