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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 disssertations and theses from North American and European universities. Searchable by Keyword, Author, Title, School, Subject, Abstract, Advisor, Degree, and Language.

Center for Research Libraries -   Dissertations and other materials from around the world are included in the Center for Research Libraries.   Items may be borrowed from the Center for Research Libraries.  Please submit an online request form to request materials found in the CRL catalog.   

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.


To obtain dissertations not held at Temple use Interlibrary Loan.  Further inquiries may be addressed to Access Services or 215-204-0752.

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 Online Catalog with terms from your topic and add the phrase "Temple University theses" to the search. 

Examples: "Temple University theses" music / "Temple University theses" dance

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. 



UMI Dissertation Services - provides searching capabilities, dissertations for a fee, and has a section of free help for authors of dissertations.