Welcome to UWSpace
UWSpace is the University of Waterloo's institutional repository for the research and scholarship produced by its faculty, students, and staff. A service of the Library, UWSpace provides researchers with a free, secure, and long-term home for the presentation, dissemination, and preservation of their research and scholarship. By utilizing UWSpace researchers ensure their work achieves compliance with the Tri-Agency Open Access Policy on Publications.
Looking for Waterloo theses and dissertations? UWSpace contains all theses and dissertations published from October 2006 on, and a subset from 1996 through 2006, when electronic submission was optional. Older theses can be accessed by searching the library catalogue by title or author.
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Making a deposit has never been easier. Complete the Library's short copyright review and deposit service form and we’ll determine the copyright status of your publications, identify the versions that are eligible for deposit, and make the deposits on your behalf. Alternatively use the UWSpace guide and the appropriate form to begin your deposit:
Communities in UWSpace
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(University of Waterloo, 2019-11-13)Multi-server architectures are ubiquitous in today's information infrastructure whether for supporting cloud services, web servers, or for distributed storage. The performance of multi-server systems is highly dependent ...
The Influence of Social Networks on Mental and Emotional Health Resource-Seeking Behaviours Amongst Women who are Refugees from Syria (University of Waterloo, 2019-11-12)Background and Objectives: While the arrival of migrants into Canada from foreign countries is not a new phenomenon, recent years have seen a larger than usual influx of individuals come into the nation. Between 2015 and ...
Environmental Engagement and Generation Z: Evaluating and Modifying the YEEP Framework Against Research and Observations on Generation Z Youth and Youth Leaders (University of Waterloo, 2019-11-11)In October 2018, the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) announced that the global community has 12 years to stop the rapid growth of climate change and avoid increased threats of drought, ...
Open Aerial Map, Drones and Archaeology: The implications of using drones to contribute and share aerial data on an open data repository (University of Waterloo, 2019-11-04)The purpose of this research is to determine the potential benefits and challenges of volunteered aerial imagery by looking at OpenAerialMap (OAM) and by presenting how a repository like OAM may be applied in archaeological ...
Future projections of rain-on-snow events and their spatiotemporal distribution across the Fraser River Basin, British Columbia, Canada (University of Waterloo, 2019-11-01)This study analyzes the projected changes of rain-on-snow (ROS) event characteristics (frequency, mechanism and runoff) for the future (2020 – 2099) period with respect to the historical period (1970 – 1999) over the Fraser ...