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Finding Dissertations and Theses: U.S. & Canada

Discover dissertations and theses, both national and international.

Finding Dissertations and Theses

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Guide to Finding Dissertations and Theses

Dissertations and master's theses can be great tools for uncovering research that has been done in a field.  This guide contains links to help users locate disserations and theses, both national and international.

ProQuest Dissertations & Theses

If you're looking for dissertations and theses from the United States, start with ProQuest.

University of Alabama

Obtaining the Full Text

If the dissertation or thesis needed is not available in ProQuest, you might be able to borrow it from a library using the steps below.

Theses Canada