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Theses and dissertations

Resources for finding and writing theses and dissertations

Hong Kong universities

Search the catalogues of other Hong Kong university libraries or search HKALL, a combined catalogue of the libraries, to identify relevant print and electronic theses and dissertations from:

  • Hong Kong universities
  • Universities worldwide

Tip. Using HKALL, you can limit search results by selecting Resource Type - Dissertations.

Viewing the full-text of theses/dissertations held at other HK university libraries

Dissertations/theses available on the Web.

The following universities provide free full-text of many electronic theses/dissertations.

Print copy of theses /dissertations

Most printed copies of theses or dissertations held in other Hong Kong university libraries are not usually available for loan. You may need to go in person to view the print copy. Contact the individual university library to check availability. A JULAC card is required to visit most Hong Kong university libraries.

Requesting a thesis/dissertation.

A small number of print theses/dissertations held in other HK university libraries are treated as ordinary books which usually means that they are available for loan.

To check if the thesis/dissertation that you require is available for loan, search for it using HKALL, If it is available you can make a "Request" and it will be sent to CityU Library for you to collect.