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How Do I Find Dissertations, Doctoral Projects, and Theses?

A guide to assist you in locating and accessing dissertations and theses through the Jessie C. Eury Library.

PsycINFO indexes a wide variety of resources including articles, books, chapters from books, and dissertations.  Searches may be limited to dissertations by following the directions on the Limit Searches to Dissertations tab.  Keep in mind information about dissertations in PsycINFO is taken from the publication Dissertation Abstracts necessitating care be taken when ordering items.  Information on ordering dissertations found in PsycINFO is also found on this page.

Limit Searches to Dissertations

To limit searches to Dissertations, scroll down the Limit Your Results section under Basic or Advanced Search.  In Publication Type select Dissertation Abstract--or in Document Type select Dissertation.

Information about this dissertation appeared in Dissertation Abstracts International. Click on the title to learn more about this item.


Note this example dissertation was written at George Washington U most likely in 2010--the year before the abstract was published.

Obtaining Dissertations Found in PsycINFO

Dissertations found via PsycINFO may be requested using the Interlibrary Loan request form found in EBSCOhost or the Lincoln Christian University Interlibrary Loan form.  Please note in the comment field that you desire the full dissertation rather than the dissertation abstract.