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Find Theses written by CSUDH students and students at other universities

CSUDH Theses in bound volumes:

  • CSUDH theses are all listed in the CSUDH online catalog.
  • Locate “Find a Book Now" on the Library home page
  • Use the arrow to the right of "Keyword--Word(s) in Title or Subject" to see a list of searching options and select "Subject -- Subject Words "
  • Type CSUDH-Dissertations and hit 'Search'.
  • To sort entries in reverse chronological order (newest ones first):
    • Click the tiny arrow to the right of the "System Sorted" text.
    • Click "Sorted by Year - Newest to Oldest".
    • Click the "Sort" button.
  • If you want to borrow an actual hard copy thesis or two, please ask your nearest library to interlibrary loan them from us for you (we aren't presently able to mail books to our distance students).

Online CSUDH Theses:

  • Go to the Library home page.
  • Under "Find Journal Articles Now", click "Journal Articles and Electronic Resources".
  • Click "Browse Databases by Title (A-Z) ".
  • Click on "C" and scroll down to click on "CSUDH Digital Masters Theses".
  • You may be prompted for your MyCSUDH Username and Password (the same thing used for Blackboard).
  • Once you are logged in to the ProQuest / UMI database that contains CSUDH theses, follow the database instructions to:
    • Search for recent titles / authors you located in the online catalog:
    • Search by keyword, author or adviser.
    • View online 24 page previews.
    • Download free electronic copy in .pdf format for many thesis titles.

Online masters theses and dissertations in humanities and social sciences from thousands of universities:

  • Go to the Library home page.
  • Under "Find Journal Articles Now", click "Journal Articles and Electronic Resources".
  • Click "Browse Databases by Title (A-Z) ".
  • Click on “D” and scroll click on "Dissertations and Theses Database: Humanities & Social Sciences".
  • You may be prompted for your MyCSUDH Username and Password (the same thing used for Blackboard).
  • Once you are logged in to the ProQuest / UMI database that contains over a million masters theses and dissertations, follow the database instructions to:
    • Search for recent titles / authors you located in the online catalog.
    • Search by keyword, author or adviser.
    • View online 24 page previews.
    • Download free electronic copy in .pdf format for many titles.