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Four Minute Video on How to Find Dissertations and Theses
LSU Dissertations and Theses
1. Search the LSU Librares OnlineCatalog in Advanced Search and limit Material Type to Dissertation or Theses. Print copies up to 2002 can be found on the second floor of LSU Library under the call number 378.76 L930D Year Name (dissertations) or 378.76 L930 Year Name (theses).
Online versions of various theses and dissertations from LSU graduate students. Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to access them.
Part of the LSU Digital Commons, our institutional repository which "collects, preserves, publishes, and makes openly accessible the research and scholarship contributed by LSU faculty, staff, students, and units."
Include LSU theses back to 1916 and dissertations back to 1935.
ProQuest Dissertations and Theses: Global (PQDTGlobal) is the world's most comprehensive collection of full-text dissertations and theses. As the official digital dissertations archive for the Library of Congress and as the database of record for graduate research, PQDTGlobal includes millions of searchable citations to dissertations and theses from 1861 to the present day together with over a million full-text dissertations that are available for download in PDF format.
"OpenDissertations.org is a collaboration between EBSCO and BiblioLabs that brings an innovative approach to increasing traffic and discoverability of ETD research.
This new collaboration extends the work started in 2014, when EBSCO and the H.W. Wilson Foundation created American Doctoral Dissertations which contained indexing from the H.W. Wilson print publication, Doctoral Dissertations Accepted by American Universities, 1933-1955. In 2015, the H.W. Wilson Foundation agreed to support the expansion of the scope of the American Doctoral Dissertations database to include records for dissertations and theses from 1955 to the present."
OATD.org aims to be the best possible resource for finding open access graduate theses and dissertations published around the world. Metadata (information about the theses) comes from over 1100 colleges, universities, and research institutions. OATD currently indexes 4,444,117 theses and dissertations.