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Theses & Dissertation Collection

Finding Theses

Copies of all University of Malaya PhD and Masters theses are held in the Minda Hall, Level II of the Main Library. All theses are catalogued and have an entry in Pendeta Discovery. UM Students' Repository - Provides an online archive for the written work of University of Malaya students such as academic exercises, dissertations and theses.

Looking for a Thesis & Dissertation ? How to search for a Thesis & Dissertation?

  • Browse the library collection of theses from this libguide. OR
  • Go to Pendeta Discovery to search for the library catalog. Type the title, author, subject or any keyword and dissertation note (Faculty) of the theses that you are looking for in the box. 
  • Limit your search result by Author, Format, Language,Material Type, Library, Publication date and Subject.
  • Make sure you select Theses & Dissertation under Material Type. 


Tick the record of theses underneath Format on the left OR click on the title


Once you have identified the theses that you are looking for in the displayed list, click the title to get item details as shown above.

  1. Which library has it? 
  2. Material type of the Thesis 
  3. Are you ready to check out (Internal used only)? Write down the call number. Take the item on the shelf and go to the counter for internal borrowing.
  4. Is the theses AVAILABLE? If not, there will be a due date
  5. This thesis is unavailable for hold