Theses and Dissertations completed outside of Temple University
Proquest Dissertations & Theses (1861-present) Abstracts begin in 1980. Twenty-four page previews begin in 1997. Includes dissertations and theses from North American and European universities. Searchable by Keyword, Author, Title, School, Subject, Abstract, Advisor, Degree, and Language.
RILM, ERIC, PsycInfo, and Google Scholar index dissertations. Some institutions offer online availability to recent dissertations. Many of these can be found through Google Scholar.
Doctoral Dissertations in Musicology Online
Contains listings of dissertations in progress as well as completed dissertations in the field of Musicology from 1986 to the present. Mostly North American Listings, but some international coverage. The database provides citations for the dissertations. To access actual dissertations, use Interlibrary Loan.
NDLTD (Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations) Supports "electronic publishing and open access to scholarship in order to enhance the sharing of knowledge worldwide." Search tool for finding electronic theses and dissertations available through universities around the world.
International Dissertations - for dissertations completed outside of North America, search the Center for Research Libraries. To obtain materials from the Center for Research Libraries, contact a librarian.
Theses and Dissertations completed at Temple University
Proquest Dissertations & Theses @ Temple University contains Temple University dissertations and some masters theses. Temple dissertations are available in PDF full-text from 1997 to present. Many also available in full-text before 1997. Full text of Temple dissertations from May 2008 are also available at the Temple University Electronic Theses & Dissertations page.
Search the Library's Online Catalog with terms from your topic and add the phrase "Temple University theses" to the search.
Note: a search using the phrase "temple university theses" will find both Masters theses and PhD dissertations. Temple Libraries own all doctoral dissertations completed at Temple University, but not a complete collection of Masters theses.
Be sure to check Temple University's Electronic Theses and Dissertations.
UMI Dissertation Services - provides searching capabilities, dissertations for a fee, and has a section of free help for authors of dissertations.