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Dissertations and Theses


Theses or dissertations are book-length research papers written by candidates seeking to complete graduate or doctorial degrees.

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Welcome to Dissertations and Theses

Welcome to the Dissertations and Theses information subject guide.

Use the tabs to locate resources that will help you get started with your research.

How to locate AUS theses and dissertations

All AUS graduate student theses are available in full-text via the library’s new open digital repository system, DSpace.    A search link to the AUS Theses collection is available from our library’s homepage under the “AUS Theses on DSpace” tab.  The direct link for searching is:

In addition, the Dspace theses can be searched in WorldCat. To limit to these, select Format: "Thesis/dissertation".

A bound copy of most completed AUS theses/dissertations can be found in the library's reference collection on the 1st Floor. To locate them you can run a subject search for "dissertations, academic" in the library catalog.   

A second copy can also be found in the AUS archives collection.

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