(Pre-2014 master's theses are available only in print).If you want to move your dissertation or capstone into the publicly accessible CUNY repository, Academic Works, email the GC Dissertation Office at [email protected]
Based in Chicago, the Center for Research Libraries was founded in 1948 by a consortium of Midwestern universities seeking to pool lesser-used resources.
The collection holds over 800,000 dissertations from 90 universities in Germany (66%), Netherlands (2%), France (16%), Switzerland, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, and the UK; also from Latin America, South America, and Africa.
Includes the full text of most post-1996 CUNY dissertations and many post-1996 dissertations from other institutions, as well as thousands of earlier ones.
To limit your search to CUNY dissertations, include 0046 in your search statement, selecting the school name/code search field. S.dissertations can be searched in the Center for Research Libraries' catalog.
In addition to checking their web site, try using search tools such as Google Scholar or the Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations.
If you still haven't found the dissertation, try checking ROAR to see if the university where the dissertation was written has a digital repository.
If it does, try searching the repository for the thesis or dissertation.
Find out if the dissertation was published Some dissertations are subsequently published by academic presses.
You may find some pre-1997 dissertations in Pro Quest as well.
Dissertations may also be available at no cost from the issuing institution's website.