Finding Theses & Dissertations
How to Find Dissertations
Helpful tips on locating and obtaining theses and dissertations from USF and outside institutions.
ProQuest Dssertations and Theses, A & I
The single, central, authoritative resource for information about doctoral dissertations and master's theses. Dissertations published from 1980 forward include 350- word abstracts written by the author. Master's theses published from 1988 forward include 150-word abstracts. Titles available as native or image PDF formats include free twenty-four page previews. Covers every doctoral dissertation completed in the U.S. at accredited institutions for the last 150 years. Includes some master's theses and foreign language dissertations.
USF Electronic Theses & Dissertations
Provides keyword search access to the USF theses and dissertations that are available electronically. A browsable list of theses and dissertations by author or title is also available.