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Music Research Guide: Find Theses

This Guide will help you find scholarly resources for researching a topic in your Music courses.

View Full-Text of Dissertations and Theses from Universities around the World

Dissertations and Theses: Global includes millions of searchable citations to dissertations and theses from 1861 to the present day together with over a million full-text dissertations that are available for download in PDF format.

The database offers full text for most of the dissertations added since 1997 and strong retrospective full-text coverage for older graduate works.  More than 70,000 new full-text dissertations and theses are added to the database each year. 

Over 2.1 million titles are available for purchase as printed copies.  Please check the resources below to make sure full-text is not available for free before making a purchase.

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Many universities provide open access to dissertations and theses produced by their students.

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Find Digital Copies of APSU Masters' Theses & Doctoral Dissertations


Digitized copies of APSU Masters' Theses and Doctoral Dissertations are now available in the institutional repository ASPIRE (Archive for Scholarly Publication, Innovation, and Research Experience).

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