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UF theses and dissertations

Finding other theses and dissertations

ProQuest Dissertations & Theses (All records)

This database is the world's most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses from around the world, spanning from 1861 to the present day and offering full text for most of the dissertations added since 1997.

Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD)

Browse or search through several ETD collections, typically across multiple institutions at once.

WorldCat dissertations and theses

Provides access to over 5 million records of dissertations and theses available in OCLC member libraries catalogs in the WorldCat database.

Center for Research Libraries foreign dissertations

More than 750,000 dissertations produced for universities outside of the United States and Canada. UF researchers have free use of the CRL collections through interlibrary loan.

Theses Canada Portal

Theses Canada, launched in 1965 at the request of the deans of Canadian graduate schools, is a collaborative program between Library and Archives Canada (LAC) and nearly 70 universities accredited by Universities Canada.

Index to Theses

A comprehensive listing of theses with abstracts accepted for higher degrees by universities in Great Britain and Ireland since 1716.

Registry of Open Access Repositories (ROAR)

Access to the research literature pre- and post-peer-review through author self-archiving in institutional eprint archives.

Purchase a copy through ProQuest

Purchase unbound copies of dissertations and theses with express delivery to your home, school or office. Select from the over 1.9 million graduate works available.

Contact the author

If none of the the other options, you may attempt to contact the author or the issuing institution/department.

Publishing UF theses and dissertations

Graduate editorial office

Useful information, links, and forms for writing and publishing your thesis or dissertation.

ETD help desk

Academic Technology maintains a web page on training and support for student submission of ETDs.

Retrospective dissertation scanning project

For more information on this project, contact:
Christy Shorey
Preservation Department

Access issues

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