How Do I...Find Dissertations?
Below are some suggestions on where to search for Dissertations and Theses.
Questions? Contact a Librarian
- Go to http://summit.worldcat.org/advancedsearch
- Set "Content" to "Thesis/Dissertations"
- Many universities maintain open collections of works by faculty and students, including dissertations
- OpenDOAR - Directory of Open Access Repositories
Contact the Author
- Authors are very often happy to send their dissertations when asked
Subject-Specific Dissertation Sources
- Several EBSCOhost databases have records for dissertations (see below)
- Limit the Document Type or Publication Type to "Dissertation"