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Dissertations & Theses

Finding Dissertations and Theses

If you're looking for dissertations and theses on a specific topic, or if you're looking for a specific title or author, the best place to start is ProQuest Dissertations and Theses Global. 

If you're looking for USF theses, see the next section below.

tipThe word "dissertation" usually refers to doctoral-level works, whereas the word "thesis," in this context, is a more general term that would include master's-level works as well as dissertations.

USF Dissertations & Theses

Gleeson Library has copies of most USF dissertations and theses in print or online, and sometimes both. All theses produced since 2011 are available online only. 

Browse USF Theses by Date or Program

Search USF Theses by Keyword or Topic

Copy and paste the following search into the library catalog below, and add your own keywords at the end: (thesis or theses) "university of san francisco" your keywords here 

Example: (thesis or theses) "university of san francisco" cultural identity

TipPrint copies of USF theses with call numbers beginning "LD4881" are shelved on the lower level of the library.