Find dissertations and theses in the UF Catalog. Search by keyword, author, title, or year. You may also limit results by including "thesis" in a keyword search.
Use the UF Theses and Dissertations page. All dissertations & some theses written by students who entered into graduate programs in 2001 or later are only available online. Some theses beginning in 1998 are online. Older theses and dissertations are being digitized, and may be both in print and online.
Search Proquest Dissertations or Worldcat Dissertations to identify dissertations from other universities. Note that many non-UF dissertations will need to be requested via the library's Interlibrary Loan (ILL) system.
Use Proquest to retrieve the full-text of many dissertations. The database covers 1867 to the present, however, each university's coverage varies. Notable exceptions include Harvard & MIT. Additionally, Masters Theses are not usually included in this database.
WorldCat Dissertations and Theses lists all dissertations, theses and published material based on theses cataloged by members of OCLC, a worldwide library consortium. This database includes links to full text of many freely-available theses and indicates whether any member library has a print copy that may be borrowed through ILL.
The Australasian Digital Theses Program is a distributed database of digital versions of theses produced by the postgraduate research students at Australian universities. UF reserachers may request these materials through ILL.
The Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD) provides links to theses that may be freely available online. To limit by Social and Behavioral Sciences, Language and Linguistics, and Psychology, use the Scirus interface at http://www.ndltd.org/serviceproviders/scirus-etd-search. UF reserachers may request these materials through ILL.
The Index to Theses includes abstracts of theses for higher degrees by the universities of Great Britain and Ireland and the Council for National Academic Awards . This database covers theses accepted from 1970 to the present.
The Center for Research Libraries enables users to search for foreign doctoral dissertations. The collection includes doctoral dissertations submitted to institutions outside the U.S. and Canada. The range of years includes mid-19th century through the present, with the greatest concentration in the late 19th, early 20th centuries. Note this database is no longer being updated. UF reserachers may request these materials through ILL.
EThOS is an openly available database of UK dissertations and theses provided by the British Library EThOS. Registration is required only if you want to download a thesis from EThOS or to order digitisation of a thesis. In some cases, you may find an additional link to the thesis on an institution?s Institutional Repository from which you can download the thesis without going via EThOS.
Persee is a database of French journals and dissertations.