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General (All Subjects) Research Guide: Find Theses

This Guide will help you find scholarly resources for researching almost any topic.

View Abstracts of Dissertations and Theses from Universities around the World

Full-Text for theses found in this database can be requested through Inter-library loan using the ILLiad iconicon found below each item in the list of resuts.  

Please allow at least two weeks for the thesis to be delivered to you.

Find Theses in the Library Collection

Use Austin Library Catalog (Advanced Search) to locate theses on your topic available at Woodward Library

  • Use following procedure:
      1. Go to Austin Advanced Search (not Quick Search)
      2. Select “Note” from the drop-down and type “thesis” in the box
      3. In the box below the "Note" field,  And the search together with a keyword of your choice.  Select "Subject” or “Any Field” in the drop down box and type a word related to your topic.
      4. Click "Submit" and a list of results with Call Numbers or links to the item will be provided.

Find Theses (written by APSU students) in the Library Collection

Use Austin Library Catalog (Advanced Search) to locate theses on your topic available at Woodward Library

  • Use following procedure:
    1. Go to Austin Advanced Search (not Quick Search)
    2. Select “Note” from the dropdown and type “thesis” in the box
    3. In the box below the "Note" field, And the search together with a keyword of your choice.  Select "Subject” or “Any Field” in the drop down box and type a word realted to your topic.
    4. In the third row of boxes,  And together by selecting “Note” from the dropdown menu and type “Austin Peay” in the box
    5. Click "Submit" and a list of results with Call Numbers or links to the item will be provided.
An example has been provided in the box below.

Search example for finding theses in the Austin Library Catalog

Screenshot from Austin Catalog:

Go to Austin Library Catalog (Advanced Search) 

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