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Caribbean Studies: Theses

The Caribbean Studies page aim is to offer information on this subject to researchers and students. Different types of resources including books, journals, theses and films can be accessed from this page.

Remote access

Ways to access subscription resources off campus:

  1. Single Sign-On (SSO). Sign on to SOLO or your University email and your browser retains the sign on. This allows you to access most e-resources as if you were on campus. 
  2. VPN (Virtual Private Network). Register with OUCS to log on to the network via VPN. Once logged on you can access all e-resources as if you were on campus.

For further information see the Bodleian Libraries remote access guide.

Theses & dissertations in the Bodleian Libraries

The Bodleian Latin American Centre Library holds the best MPhil thesis and the best MSc essay for each year of Latin American Centre students since 2014. Essays for the MSc Public Policy degree submitted between 1986 and 2009 are also available for consultation. They are not searchable via SOLO but a full list is available as PDF. More information about theses can be found on the website.

The Bodleian Library is the main repository for Caribbean studies D. Phil theses. Contact the Library for comprehensive lists of theses from 1920 to 2000.  Search SOLO, Oxford Libraries' catalogue, for more recent holdings from 1994 onwards.

More information about theses can be found here.

Theses & dissertations beyond Oxford

Proquest's Dissertations and Theses (Global)   is the most comprehensive source of doctoral theses from the UK, Ireland and other countries around the world with coverage from 1716 onwards.

The EThOS service from the British Library also contains information about UK theses and there is increasing availability of full-text downloads, which are available once a library or individual has paid for digitization.

RIAN is a portal of open access research publications from seven Irish university libraries. Searches can be filtered to masters' and doctoral theses.

Other useful gates to access to Caribbean Thesis are:

DART-Europe E-theses Portal

EHESS Thesis Open Archive/ École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS)

Global ETD Search/ Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD)

Open Access Theses and Dissertations (OATD)

Open Thesis

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DART Europe

DART Europe provides access to over 380,000 open access research theses from 528 Universities in 27 European countries.