Indexes two-million dissertations from over one-thousand institutions, with citations from 1861-1980 and abstracts from 1980 to present. Includes the full text of most post-1996 CUNY dissertations and many post-1996 dissertations from other institutions, as well as thousands of earlier ones. To limit your search to CUNY dissertations, include 0046 in your search statement, selecting the school name/code search field. Non-U.S.dissertations can be searched in the Center for Research Libraries' catalog.
Current CUNY students, faculty and staff can log in with their library barcode to access GC dissertations and capstones from 1965-2013. (Pre-2014 master's theses are available only in print).
If you want to move your dissertation or capstone into the publicly accessible CUNY repository, Academic Works, email the GC Dissertation Office at firstname.lastname@example.org. Making your dissertation free to the public helps broaden the reach of your scholarship and supports CUNY's mission of public service.
Searches 250,000+ theses, many available in full text with a free online account. Theses not available for immediate download take 30 days to digitize. Order via CUNY Graduate Center interlibrary loan to cover any digitization fees. Most UK universities participate except Oxford, Cambridge, and Univ of Southampton.
The Center for Research Libraries provides a shared collection of five million books, journals, documents and newspapers to supplement member libraries’ holdings in the humanities, science, and social sciences. With a strategic emphasis on expanding electronic access to international primary source collections, CRL participates in a number of cooperative digitization efforts, yielding over 15 million pages of digitized content to date.
CRL resources include:
6,500 international newspapers, some from as early as the 1700s—the largest circulating collection of newspapers in North America
4,500 U.S. newspapers, including 2,000 ethnic press titles
Foreign journals rarely held in U.S. libraries, with a focus on science and technology
Access to rich holdings in STE print serials through a partnership with the Linda Hall Library
More than 800,000 non U.S. dissertations
Area Studies: major collections from Africa, Latin America, Middle East, Europe, Asia, and South Asia, in various formats