Dissertations & Theses

OSU Theses & Dissertations

You can search the OSU Catalog for dissertations by:

Using the catalog's Advanced Search, you can limit to both online and print theses.  See our Theses/Dissertations Mini-Catalog for a search pre-limited to online/print theses.

Alternatively, you can search for specific people or titles:

Author (Last Name, First Name)
   Example: Yost, Jeffrey
   Example: Dance in another dimension


See the Search by OSU Department sub-page for links to specific departments within the OSU Library Catalog.

More OSU Options

  • Search Proquest Dissertations & Theses for OSU dissertations.  Most dissertations after 1954 are available full text.
  • Search The Knowledge Bank for undergraduate research or honors theses.
  • If it's only in print and you need it electronic (including non-OSU people):

Theses and dissertations not found in the OhioLINK ETD Center can be scanned and delivered as a free PDF. Any individual may email  libill@osu.edu  directly to make a digitization request. Please include the following information:   Author, Title, & Call Number (see above directions for searching the catalog).   After scanning the material, we will email you a link to the PDF on our local server. PDFs will be stored on the server for 15 days.