Theses

AST Thesis Collection

Recent AST theses (2005-onward) are available online in the Saint Mary's University Institutional Repository: http://library2.smu.ca/

Print AST theses are available as part of the AST Library's General Collection. AST theses can be searched using the Novanet catalogue.  In the Advanced Search, select "All Fields" and search for the keyword "AST-MSS".  Limit your search location to "Atlantic School of Theology".

Please Note: The AST Library does not arrange for binding of personal copies of theses. Students interested in bound copies can contact a binding company directly to make arrangements, such as PageforPage via Lehmann Bookbinding, Scotia Bookbinding, or The Artist's Bindery.

Master's Thesis Formatting Procedures

Follow the instructions outlined in the Master's Thesis Formatting Procedures document (available below) and submit required copies of your thesis, including all supporting documentation, to the AST Library. Questions regarding the formatting or submission of your thesis can be directed to Robert Martel (rmartel@astheology.ns.ca).

 Required Forms

  • Master's Thesis Formatting Procedures (PDF): This document gives you all the essential instructions for preparing and submitting your thesis.
  • Master's Thesis Info Sheet & Checklist (PDF): This is a required form that must be filled out and submitted with the unbound copies of your thesis to the AST Library.
  • UMI Form (PDF): This document needs to be filled in as part of the process of cataloguing your thesis for microfilming.
  • Non-Exclusive License to Reproduce Theses (external link): This form is from the National Library, and needs to be printed on legal sized paper, or "Fit Sheet on One Page" on letter size paper.
  • Electronic Thesis Waiver (PDF): This document grants permission to electronically store, distribute, and provide access to your thesis in the AST theses collection on the Saint Mary's University Institutional Repository.

Examples and Templates

  • Template (Word): Templates of the signature page, title page, and abstract page that can be downloaded and used in creating your thesis.

Copyrighted Material in Theses

Information about the use of copyrighted material in a thesis: Theses Canada- About Copyright (external link)

 

Graduate Research Project (GRP) Formatting Procedures

Follow the instructions outlined in the Graduate Project and Seminar Format Procedures document (available below) and submit required copies of your project, including all supporting documentation, to the AST Library. 

Questions regarding the formatting or submission of your project can be directed to Robert Martel (rmartel@astheology.ns.ca)

 Required Forms

  • Graduate Project Formatting Procedures (PDF): This document gives you all the essential instructions for preparing and submitting your graduate project.
  • Electronic GRP Waiver (PDF): This document grants permission to electronically store, distribute, and provide access to your graduate project in the AST Graduate Project collection on the Saint Mary's University Institutional Repository.

Examples