How Do I...Find Dissertations?

Below are some suggestions on where to look for Dissertations and Theses.

Questions?  Contact a Librarian


Option #1: Search

WorldCat

WorldCat Dissertations Search Go

Proquest Central

Set the Source Type to "Dissertation/Thesis."

Browse full text dissertations:


EBSCO Databases

Limit the Document Type or Publication Type to "Dissertation."

Databases with dissertations:


Option #2: Browse Institutional Repositories

Many universities maintain open collections of works by faculty and students, including dissertations:

Digital Commons @ George Fox University


Others can be access through the OpenDOAR - Directory of Open Access Repositories


Option #3:  Contact the Author

Authors are very often happy to send their dissertations when asked!



Option #4:  Get Help 

If you try the above and still can't find what you want, please contact a librarian for assistance.