Answered By: Research Center Desk
Last Updated: Jun 22, 2017     Views: 70

Recent dissertations (1997 to present) can be found in the University of Denver Dissertations database. This is a subset of the much larger ProQuest Dissertations & Theses database. Older dissertations can be searched in our library catalog. The easiest way to search for dissertations is to include "University of Denver" as part of your search term, then use the DISS/THESIS facet within the Encore catalog interface to restrict your results to dissertations and theses. Click here to execute this example search.

Older print copies of dissertations are kept in our Special Collections & Archives department. The University of Denver Special Collections and Archives only receives theses and dissertations which are reviewed by the Office of Graduate Studies. All other graduate final research projects, if they are retained, are typically managed by the degree-granting department, though in some cases, we have Not all graduate degree programs require a formal thesis or dissertation. University of Denver Special Collections and Archives only receives theses and dissertations which go through the office of Graduate Studies. Major research papers and other similar final projects completed as a fulfillment of a particular program that do not go through Graduate Studies are not deposited with Special Collections and Archives. Dissertations and theses deposited in Special Collections and Archives are searchable in the library’s catalog. If you cannot find the document in the catalog we recommend that patrons try searching Digital Commons @ DU or reach out to these departments and programs directly.

If you cannot locate a dissertation using the tools above, please contact the Research Center, and someone will assist you.