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McGill Library thesis and dissertation collection by year of publicationMcGill Library thesis and dissertation collection by year of publication

The full text and metadata of the 1881 - 2016 thesis and dissertation collection are freely available for research as an open dataset. The McGill Library supports the Open Access movement and believes in the sharing and distribution of open data.

For researchers interested in obtaining this dataset please contact the library at di.library [at] (subject: Inquiry%3A%20Theses%20data%20set) . The metadata is currently available as individual XML files and the full text is available in HTML. In the Winter 2017 term we introduced a funded research fellowship in text data mining and visualization to encourage research into this collection. More information can be found on the library website  


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