Answered By: Mugar Library
Last Updated: Aug 11, 2014     Views: 62

Dissertations completed by BU students are listed in the catalog by author; title, and school (e.g., Boston University Dept. of Physics), with some exceptions.

  • Subject searching of dissertations is very limited in the catalog, so a good alternative would be to search the online source Proquest Dissertations and Theses (the online version of Dissertation Abstracts). There is an open, public version and a by-subscription-only version (available to currently registered students, faculty and staff). The subscription version provides additional download access to full text of BU dissertations from 1997 onward, as well as 24-page previews.
  • The BU libraries generally do not collect dissertations from other institutions. We may be able, however, to borrow dissertations from other schools through ILL for current students, faculty and staff. (This service is not available to alumni or non-affiliates).

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