Dissertations & Theses
Contains citations,abstracts and possibly full text for over 2 million dissertations and theses. The database accepts over 90 percent of doctoral dissertations in North America.
Dissertations Theses @ provides access to the citations,abstracts, and possibly the full text of dissertations and theses graduate students at the University of South Carolina have published through UMI Dissertation Publishing.
Dissertations beginning in 2009 are deposited in Carolina’;s institutional repository.
For earlier documents, per agreement with the Graduate School, dissertations in Scholar Commons can only be accessed from an on-campus computer with IP address beginning 129.252. and may not be used via the proxy. USC affiliated users can access the Dissertations Theses database. Later theses and dissertations deposited in Scholar Commons will be open access, available to anyone from anywhere
WorldCat.org is a modified version of the Worldcat database and does not link to all the library holdings you will find in the subscription version, but you can acccess it from on or off campus. This link goes through the library’;s proxy so you’;ll be able to link to your Interlibrary Loan account. You can also go directly to the free Internet version at worldcat.org.
To search OAIster go to oaister.worldcat.org OAIster is a catalog of digital resources from open archive collections. Digital resources include: born-digital texts, audio files, images, movies, and datasets.
Subject Databases with Dissertations & Theses (alphabetical)
You’ll find information about dissertations in many of the subject-specific databases, but the same dissertations will be in the Dissertations & Theses database.
The databases listed here include material you won’t find there.
- America History and Life
Historical coverage of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present, containing citations and abstracts for materials published since 1964.
Abstracts of the world’s literature dealing with the science, technology, and management of marine, freshwater, and brackish water environments and organisms.
The Getty provides access to the Bibliography of the History of Art (BHA) and to the Répertoire de la litterature de l’;art (RILA) for no charge. These citation databases, searchable together, cover material on European and American visual arts from late antiquity to the present published between 1975 and 2007.
This interdisciplinary database offers abstracts and citations to a wide range of research in biomedicine, biotechnology, zoology and ecology, and some aspects of agriculture and veterinary science.
Coverage of the literature in nursing and allied health care areas.
Full text of over 70,000 books, pamphlets, and broadsides covering all aspects of American life from colonial times to the early 19 th century. It combines Evans (Series I and Supplement) and Shaw-Shoemaker (Series II and Supplement) .
Sponsored by the US Department of Education, ERIC leads you to articles, books, and documents.
Covers the international technical literature on geology and geophysics.
Covers the history of the world (excluding the United States and Canada) including world history, military history, women’s history, history of education, and more.
Covers all aspects of the study of language including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics.