Find MU Dissertations & Theses
Find Online Copies
- Online copies of dissertations from 1995- can be accessed here if you are affiliated with MU.
- MU Graduate School Electronic Theses and Dissertations
- Allows you to search and browse electronic theses and dissertations submitted by Mizzou graduate students.
- Full texts of theses and dissertations approved for release are available through this archive, as well as public abstracts submitted on paper.
- Locate dissertations by searching the MERLIN Catalog:
- Search by author or title or browse MU Dissertations by department
- Most MU dissertations written before 1995 will be housed off-campus. Use the Request item feature to order.
- If you are trying to locate dissertations associated with a certain department, for example, the Accounting department, do a subject search using this subject heading and put the department at the end,
- Here is a link to a MERLIN search that might be helpful: dissertation search
- If you need assistance, please ask at the reference desk.
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Get a copy of a dissertation from the depository
- Paper copies of dissertations formerly shelved in Ellis Library have been moved to the UM Libraries Depository (UMLD). Film copies of dissertations are in Special Collections.
- To get a copy of a pre 1995 dissertation, locate the dissertation in the MERLIN Catalog, and press the button at the top of the screen. You can also request a dissertation from UMLD by asking at the Ellis Circulation Desk.