Searching for Theses (Plan B and Master Thesis)
The UMD theses and Plan B's are cataloged and are searchable by author and title. The print theses are shelved on the 3rd floor starting witlh LB2369.5.
UMD Library Thesis Collection
The Library has a collection of master's theses produced by UMD students.
UMD d-Commons http://d-commons.d.umn.edu/
Theses are located under individual colleges or the UMD Library lists Theses and Dissertations.
University Digital conservancy (UM dissertations and theses from 2007 to present)
The dissertations and theses in the University Digital Conservancy are submitted through the Graduate School with the students' permission. They comprise the official, approved version of these works. Dissertations in the Digital Conservancy date from 2007. Master's Plan A theses date from 2009. Earlier dissertations and theses may be accessed onsite in paper form, or through interlibrary loan, or through the online Digital Dissertations site. Check the University Libraries catalog for holdings information for these earlier works. http://conservancy.umn.edu/handle/45272
Other Sources for Dissertations and Theses
- NDLTD – Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations
- Center for Research Libraries - nearly 800,000 - international in scope
- DART-Europe e thesis portal - >130,000 theses, 244 institutions, 16 countries
- Theses Canada
- Ethos (Great Britain)
- Australasian Digital Theses Program
- DiVA (Sweden)
- University of Pretoria
- DissOnline (Germany)
- List of libraries worldwide - to search for a thesis when you know the institution and cannot find in the larger collections or in WorldCat
For more information, contact:
Tom Ambrosi, Reference Librarian
416 Library Drive
Duluth, MN 55812
Revised and updated 1/14