Use the Dissertations & Theses database to search a collection of dissertations and theses from around the world, spanning from 1861 to the present day. It includes full text for most of the dissertations added since 1997. When full text is not provided, you can request a copy via the Interlibrary Loan service.
To access the Dissertations & Theses database:
Use the Basic Search to find dissertations and theses by topic or title. For example, to find dissertations about Fusarium Head Blight, enter the keywords in the search box and click search. If you already know the title of the document, you can search using the full or partial title in quotation marks.
Use the Advanced Search to find dissertations and theses by topic, title, author, advisor, university, department, and more.
For example, let’s say you know the topic of the dissertation (fusarium head blight) and the author (Puri) but not the full title or the institution. To search for it:
Do you want to see dissertations from a specific department at North Dakota State University?
You can even search for theses and dissertations written by NDSU students. Three of the best places to find NDSU theses and dissertations, and how to search them, are below.
To access this database:
Use the basic or advanced search to search by topic or title.
To search by a specific department:
The NDSU Repository provides access to research from NDSU faculty, staff, and students, including theses, dissertations, papers, coursework, and videos. You can go directly to the repository by going to https://library.ndsu.edu/ir/. Or, to access the repository from the library homepage, scroll down to the Collections and Libraries section and click on Institutional Repository.
Once in the NDSU Repository, click on Research & Digital Scholarship. You can use the search box on this page to search for theses and dissertations by topic, title, author, or advisor.
Couldn't find the NDSU thesis or dissertation in the Dissertations and Theses databases, the NDSU Repository, or elsewhere online? Check if the library has a print copy. We have print theses and dissertations up to 2011/2012.
Instructions on how to request an item can be found here: https://library.ndsu.edu/how-to-request-item