They can be found by searching the UCLA Library Catalog, Pro Quest Digital Dissertations and Theses, or e Scholarship.
Authors may embargo theses or dissertations for up to two years, so the full text of recent theses and dissertations may not be available.
e Scholarship Several UC campuses are depositing the Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETDs) of their graduate students into e Scholarship, which is UC's open access institutional repository.
World Cat Dissertations and Theses This database provides access to more than five million dissertations and theses in OCLC member libraries.
British Library ETh OS The British Library's electronic theses online service aims to provide a single point of access to all theses produced by UK higher education.
It currently contains more than 250,000 records, with 25,000 open-access theses available for immediate download.
Many are available electronically at no charge from the publishing institution.
UCLA students, faculty, and staff can request non-UCLA dissertations via interlibrary loan.
However, dissertations can be lent to institutions; see information for borrowing institutions.
For UCLA dissertations, search the UCLA Library Catalog: The UCLA Library creates a vibrant nexus of ideas, collections, expertise, and spaces in which users illuminate solutions for local and global challenges.