Thesis Information

Library's Collection of Theses and Projects

  • Undergraduate Honours Theses & Projects: Some undergraduate programs at UPEI require students to complete a honours thesis or project. The library collects digital copies of honours theses and projects in IslandScholar. To submit your thesis to IslandScholar, contact your academic department. The academic department coordinates with the Library to ensure all procedures are followed. 

  • Graduate Theses: The library collects digital and print copies of theses. Print copies are kept in Special Collections and Archives. Digital copies are made available in IslandScholar. To submit your graduate thesis to IslandScholar, contact your academic department. The academic department coordinates with the Library to ensure all procedures are followed. 

Printing & Binding Theses

Due to the local bindery going out of business in winter 2019, the Robertson Library offers softcover and hardcover thesis binding through Central Printing.  

  • Softcover:
    • Printed using the Espresso Book Machine
    • Colour option for selected pages (increases price)
    • Minimum of 40 pages
    • No shipping fees
    • Automatically double sided (single sided doubles the price)
    • Book size is 8 x 10
    • Submitted to Central printing as PDF
    • Central Printing will prepare the file for printing for $10.00
  • ‚ÄčHardcover: 
    • Printed through LuLu Xpress
    • Colour option only available for entire thesis (increases the cost significantly)
    • May take few weeks to a month to arrive back at UPEI
    • Minimum of 40 pages
    • Automatically double sided  (single sided may increase the price)
    • Book size is 8.5 x 11
    • Submitted to Central printing as PDF
    • Central Printing will prepare the file for printing for $10.00

The order form for printing and binding is available at https://forms.gle/sAe3CiXya7pbhaBKA. Contact Wendy Henderson in Central Printing for more information: whenderson@upei.ca or 902-566-0558. 

Thesis Forms

Undergraduate: Permission to Use Honour Paper

Graduate: Thesis/Dissertation Non-Exclusive License