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Graduate Students Guide

This guide is intended to help graduate students at MSVU make the most of the library.

MSVU e-Commons

The MSVU e-Commons is an institutional repository and a service of the MSVU Library that collects, preserves, and distributes digital material. Institutional Repositories are important tools for preserving an organization's legacy; they facilitate digital preservation and scholarly communication.

Theses & Dissertations

  • Subject Databases
    Many of our subject databases (including ERIC, PsycInfo, Ageline, MLA, SocIndex, Historical Abstracts/America: History & Life, Child Development & Adolescent Studies, Gender Studies) provide indexing of select dissertations.
  • Degree-granting institution
    Check the home institution for an online repository/archive.  More and more theses and dissertations are being made available in open access format.

Where is the Archives?

Room 125/126
Mount Saint Vincent University Library

Telephone: 902-457-6401
Fax: 902-457-6445

Monday: 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Tuesday: 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Wednesday: 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Thursday: 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Friday: 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

University Archives

The Mount Archives is the central repository for both corporate and non-corporate (personal, faculty, staff, and organizational) archival records of Mount Saint Vincent University.  The Archives collects, arranges, describes, and preserves non-current records which document the history of Mount Saint Vincent University, its administration, faculty, staff, and alumnae.  Transferring non-current and inactive records from your unit to the University Archives ensures the storage of historically significant records to be preserved for future generations of researchers.

Visit the Archives website to learn more.

The Archives LibGuide is a fantastic and comprehensive resource on our Archives.