University of Connecticut

Theses and Dissertations


Locating UConn Theses and Dissertations

Online Availability of UConn Theses and Dissertations:


ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Full Text
provides the full text for most
UConn dissertations from 1996 to 2011 and includes
bibliographic entries for more than 9000 dissertations (but no masters
theses) as far back as 1965. Recent dissertations are available in
DigitalCommons@UConn approximately three weeks after they are submitted to the
Graduate School.

Masters theses submitted after October 2010 are available online
through  DigitalCommons@UConn approximately three weeks after they have been
submitted to the Graduate School.

Theses and Dissertations in Print:

UConn dissertations awarded between 1992 and 2009, and masters theses
awarded between 1992 and October 2010, are
bound in red covers and are arranged by call number on Level A in Homer
Babbidge Library. This arrangement clusters dissertations by academic department.
See tips below for searching Homer for dissertations & theses, or see the Department Codes
listing posted on the ends of the shelves on Level A to browse by department.

UConn Theses & Dissertations awarded prior to 1992 are
bound in black covers and are shelved alphabetically by the author’s
last name on Level A.

Non-circulating print copies of theses and dissertations are
available for viewing in the Dodd Research Center Archives approximately
two months after they have been submitted to the Library.

The University of Connecticut does not have copies of
theses/dissertations for sale. UConn Ph.D. dissertations up to 2011 may be
purchased from ProQuest. Theses/dissertations from 2011 on are e recent copies are available online at DigitalCommons@UConn.

Locating Theses and Dissertations in HOMER:

All UConn dissertations and theses held by the Libraries can be
found in HOMER
through a title, author, or keyword search. To limit a search to
dissertations/theses awarded at UConn, use the boolean keyword
search terms: connecticut AND thesis followed by a
department name or other keyword. Examples:

connecticut and thesis and “educational
psychology”
connecticut and thesis and “federal reserve”

Personal Thesis Binding:

Masters and Doctoral students who wish to have personal copies
of their theses/dissertations bound can do so through the
Libraries’ Bindery Preparation Unit.  See the Thesis Binding Page
for more information.

Obtaining Dissertations/Theses from Other
Institutions:

Document Delivery /
Interlibrary Loan
can request a dissertation or thesis awarded from
another college or university.

 

This page is maintained by Fred Rick.