USP Theses Collection


The USP Library's collection is diverse and rich. The Pacific Collection in particular holds 87,000 volumes of work in the following formats : books, newspapers, reports, conference proceedings, reprints, videotapes, microfiches, CD-ROM's, ephemera, maps, posters, government documents. Included in this collection are Theses that cover a wide range of topics pertaining to the Pacific. In academia, a thesis is usually a document that presents an author's research and findings and which is submitted in support of candidature for a professional qualification.

This unique collection brings together original research about the Pacific islands, its people and the environment written by Pacific islanders and non Pacific islanders. The works help facilitate:

  • the research and study needs of staff, students and researchers at USP
  • the information needs of international and Pacific scholars whose scope of study pertain to the Pacific region.

Available in digitized format, are the theses of authors who have given permission for public access to their work. Included in this collection are works that range from 1970's to the current year.


The USP Library has obtained authority from the authors to make their theses available in this collection. All theses in this collection are protected under the Fiji Copyright Act 1999. Any person wishing to use, transmit, download, or print material from this site for the purposes of research, education or non-profit activities may do so in accordance with the provisions of that Act. Use for commercial purposes is prohibited. When using copyright material, users must acknowledge the source.

If you are the copyright owner of any material included in this collection and disapprove public access to your work, please email Gwen Rounds or Liviana Tabalala OR call (+679) 323-2251 OR Email

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This collection contains 1027 documents, a total of 243 Mb of indexed text and metadata.

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