Many dissertations are freely available in PDF; some member institutions may charge a fee for full-text access to their dissertations.
has relatively few dissertations and theses in its collection, but the site allows free, full-text access to the first twenty-five pages of each item.
Doctoral Dissertations in Musicology This is an international database of citations for dissertations in musicology that contains over 12,000 records.
UW-Madison master’s theses are not available for check out; they may be viewed in a library.
With over 2.7 million entries, Proquest Dissertations is the authoritative resource for searching doctoral dissertations and master's theses from around the world, from 1861 to the present.
If you do not find a dissertation or thesis in the Library Catalog, contact the department.
Full-text PDF files of UW-Madison doctoral dissertations completed 1997 or later are available through Pro Quest Dissertations & Theses.Full text PDFs are usually available to download for theses published since 1997.Beginning in 2008, Northeastern University Masters and Ph D students submit their completed dissertations to this "database of record" for graduate research.It has collected all of the contents in Taiwan Confucian community since July 1975, totaling more than 0.1 billion Chinese characters.The database collects papers published in important conferences held by China Association for Science and Technology system, and societies, associations, universities, research institutions, government organizations which are above second state level, as well as papers published in international conference held in China.Access to full-text theses is available for all items published between January 1, 1998 to August 31, 2002.All UW-Madison dissertations and theses required by the department for submission to the library are cataloged in the Library Catalog.No full text is available online, but items can be ordered through interlibrary loan by students, faculty, and staff.Digital Library and Archives Digital Library and Archives allows searching for citations and abstracts of thousands of theses and dissertations.By June 2011, the database has collected more than 150,000 excellent domestic doctoral dissertations from 397 institutions, and 1,150,000 excellent domestic master dissertations from 598 institutions.It is supplied by Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China (ISTIC) which is a legal national dissertations collecting institution.