Question: How do I find a thesis or dissertation?
Last Updated: Mar 03, 2023     Views: 456

To search for and locate dissertations from Northeastern and beyond:


Digital Repository Service: open access to most Northeastern theses and dissertations written in 2008 and after.

Proquest Dissertations and Theses Global (NU login required): mostly US but increasingly international theses and dissertations, 1743 to the present, with citation coverage dating back to 1637, with full text usually available after 1997.

Our tutorial, How do I find dissertations (video below) will introduce you to:

  • Finding theses and dissertations on a topic
  • Finding theses and dissertations that use a certain theoretical framework
  • Limiting your search to a particular department at Northeastern


There are numerous online resources for finding dissertations.  Consult your subject librarian if you need additional help.