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Classics: Dissertations & Theses

Guide to finding information sources

Links to other repositories

Some books to help you in your research

The books listed below are housed in the E.G. Malherbe Library (Dbn)

  • Adventures in social research : data analysis using IBM SPSS statistics
    Babbie, Earl R.
  • Constructing a good dissertation : a practical guide to finishing a master's , MBA or PhD on schedule
    Hofstee, Erik. 808.02 HOF
  • Dissertation writing : a research journey
    Badenhorst, Cecile. 808.02 BAD
  • The emerging researcher : nurturing passion, developing skills, producing output
    De Gruchy, John W. 001.43 DEG
  • Handbook for classical research
    Schaps, David M. 938.0072 SCH
  • The Practice of social research
    Babbie, Earl R. 300.721 BAB
  • Practical research : planning and design
    Leedy, Paul D.
  • Research in practice : applied methods for the social sciences
    Terre Blanche, Martin J. 300.72 RES
  • Research writing : breaking the barriers
    Badenhorst, Cecile. 808.066 BAD


ResearchSpace is 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. The link below will take you to theses in the School of Religion, Philosophy and Classics.

Databases for theses

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.

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