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Guide to Dissertations and Theses

This guide will help you search for a doctoral dissertation or master's thesis.

Locating Dissertation and Theses

Institutional Repositories

Many academic institutions maintain their collection of dissertations and theses in their institutional or digital repositories.  If you know where the dissertation was written, you can search the website of that university for a repository.  Some examples:

OhioLINK Electronic Theses & Dissertations Center

Michigan State University Digital Repository


LSU Digital Commons