Pro Quest Dissertations & Theses (formerly known as Digital Dissertations) allows users to search for dissertations and theses from over 1,000 North American and European universities.
Titles from the Big Ten Academic Alliance institutions published 1997 to present are available without charge to current U of M students, staff, and faculty.
To purchase a copy of a non-UNC-Chapel Hill dissertation: UNC-Chapel Hill students, staff, and faculty can make requests for the library to purchase Library copies of dissertations using the Request a Title for Purchase online form.
Orders can be placed through Proquest Dissertation Express. There is a telephone number (1-800-521-3042) as well as a mail-in form for ordering microforms and bound copies.
Orders can be placed online or by phone (1-800-521-3042).
If it is a dissertation not available from Pro Quest Dissertation Express, or is a master's thesis or dissertation not available for loan, or is an honors thesis, contact the North Carolina Collection.
If you are not currently affiliated with UNC, you can request a copy of a dissertation or thesis held at UNC through your library's Interlibrary Loan program.
Borrowing a thesis or dissertation held at a non-UNC library: UNC-Chapel Hill students, staff, and faculty can request a dissertation or thesis held at another library through UNC's Interlibrary Loan Service.
1637-present, full-text dissertations 1997-present. The Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations indexes citations, abstracts, and full-text theses and dissertations from around the world.
Many are available in full text through this database (otherwise you may be able to request a copy through interlibrary loan). Open Access Theses and Dissertations is an index of over 1.5 million electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs).