Dissertations & Theses: Published at Other Universities

This guide will help you locate dissertations and theses from Western Washington University and beyond.

Dissertation Abstracts & Dissertation Abstracts International

Dissertation Abstracts, later becoming Dissertation Abstracts International, indexes dissertations published from 1938-2000. Each volume gives citations and abstracts (summaries) of dissertations published that year.

These volumes are located with the periodicals in Wilson 1 East and on Microfilm in Wilson 2 West, with the call number LB2391.U5 D55.

If you plan to request from ILLiad a dissertation that you find in cited in Dissertation Abstracts, make sure to record the title, author, institution and publication number for placing your request.

Borrowing Theses & Dissertations through Interlibrary Loan (ILLiad)

Dissertations and theses published at other universities may often be borrowed through interlibrary loan using the ILLiad requesting service. Current WWU students, faculty and staff are all eligible to use this service.

Click here to login and access ILLiad. Select Thesis and request your item. If you haven't registered with ILLiad yet, you will be prompted for additional information after you login.

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