Theses contain literature reviews which can be a great way to understand the research that has already been done on your topic. They also include extensive bibliographies that you can consult for further reading.
Access bibliographic information and abstracts for Masters and doctoral theses from North American universities, and doctoral dissertations from countries outside North America. Many are available in full-text. From 1997 (sometimes earlier), electronic dissertations with appropriate copyright permissions may be downloaded at no charge (including a large number of University of Ottawa theses from 1957 to today).
This community is a collaboration between the Library, the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies and Computing and Communication Services to ensure that uO electronic theses are widely accessible in a safe, secure, long-term environment.