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Easily Accessible Theses
Sometimes attaining copies of theses can be a pain in the drain. Many libraries don't lend copies or the company that retains them (UMI) wants to charge lots of money for copies of them. Sometimes that's the only route you can go if you absolutely need to see a thesis in your field of study. However, we do have access to Action Research Projects in our SMSU collection and there are a few open access sources for theses. Check them out:
Dissertations and Theses at SMSU
This database provides full-text access to theses written by SMSU Master's Degree program students. This link is available in the A to Z Database List.
Collection of more than 40,000 theses completed at MIT dating as far back as the mid 1800's.
Open Access Theses and Dissertations
OATD aims to be the best possible resource for finding open access graduate theses and dissertations published from over 1100 colleges, universities, and research institutions. OATD currently indexes over 1.5 million theses and dissertations.
PQDT Open provides the full text of open access dissertations and theses free of charge.You can quickly and easily locate dissertations and theses relevant to your discipline, and view the complete text in PDF format.