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How do I find a thesis or dissertation?

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You can use One Search on the library’s home page to search by author or title for dissertations and theses by UTK students. To find master's theses by department, enter the department name and the words, utk theses, e.g. Nursing utk theses. To find doctoral dissertations, enter nursing utk dissertations. Then refine your results by clicking on E-Theses as a resource type.

Many UTK dissertations/theses are available electronically. Those currently available only in print form will be digitized on request at no charge (for anyone, including individuals not affiliated with UTK).

You can find dissertations and theses from other universities by searching the ProQuest Dissertations & Theses database. To obtain copies of non-UTK theses and dissertations not available online, submit a request to Interlibrary Services

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