how to find dissertations

how to find dissertations

You may also want to consult these sites to search for other theses:
We’re happy to present several data visualizations to give an overall sense of the collection by county of publication, language, and field of study.

Note: the quotation marks tell the database to search for these words as a phrase and not as individual words.

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  • Search all dissertations

    Search the UCR catalog by author, title, or keyword, or browse by UCR department. Most UCR dissertations and theses from 2011- are available digitally from ProQuest or eScholarship.
    Dissertations and theses submitted prior to 2011 may be available at UCR library or the Southern Regional Library Facility (SRLF). Search for these by author, title, or keyword. Items housed at SRLF can be requested through interlibrary loan. You can also purchase copies of UCR dissertations from UMI Dissertation Express from ProQuest.

    UCF’s collection of theses and dissertations, including Graduate and Undergraduate works, can be found in a few locations and this can make finding them difficult. This guide is an attempt to simplify that search for users.

    • Graduate Theses and Dissertations
      • 1972 to 2004: Available in print with selected titles available online.
      • Fall 2004 to 2007: Available in print and online.
      • 2008 to the present: Available only online.
    • Honors in the Major/Honors Undergraduate Theses
      • 1990-2010: Available in print with selected titles available online.
      • 2011 to Present: Available only online.


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