Members of the public may browse this database freely, without registration.
If you want to submit details of a thesis (or multiple theses) to the database, you must first register in this website, and then define each thesis according to the submission form and our Guidelines.
For English language theses, begin with these collections: Top of page There is no single comprehensive listing for all theses in progress.
However there are a number of websites and publications which list current research, and many university departments list theses in progress.
This resource was first established online in 2007; the present version dates from March 2019.
Theses are included on the following criteria: is an ongoing project and submissions for qualifying entries are invited.The Library holds some theses from other universities, and provides access to hundreds of thousands of others online.There are many national and international websites and databases with lists of theses, some with full-text that you can download.The list is as current as the data most recently received into the SCS office. Please note also that if you are about to complete an ethnomusicology dissertation, or if you are an advisor supervising one, Ethnomusicology Online publishes enhanced dissertation abstracts, which can be expanded or re-written to incorporate selected details from the dissertation, including colour pictures, maps, diagrams, audio, video, animations, or other multimedia; see Mercedes Du Junco’s dissertation in the list above, and contact the editor of EOL, Karl Signell, if you are interested.Useful print equivalents are the provides citations for completed dissertations and dissertations in progress since 1995 in the fields of musicology, music theory, and ethnomusicology, as well as in related musical, scientific, and humanistic disciplines. Individual dissertations are found in Oski Cat using author, title (or keyword) searches; a broad, if not quite complete, alphabetical title list is created by browsing Oski Cat by "Subject begins with..." using the heading "University of California Berkeley Dept.DDM Online also includes all the records previously published in the printed editions of Doctoral Dissertations in Musicology, available in the Music Library at ML128. of Music Dissertations" and limiting to "Dissertations / Theses" in the drop-down box.Digital Dissertations in Musicology provides citations to music specific dissertations.Dissertations & Theses full text is a good source for downloadable PDFs of many dissertations, especially those completed since 1997.Comprehensive Proquest Dissertations & Theses Full Text offers citations (1861-present), abstracts (1980-present), and full-text (1997-present) for doctoral dissertations from accredited American and Canadian universities, as well as a selection of British and European universities. Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD) compiles resources for finding available open-access electronic theses and dissertations.Links to collections of over 200,000 theses and dissertations from around the world, many available in full text for free.