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Dissertations and Theses at Stony Brook University

Information about how to submit, locate and access theses and dissertations at Stony Brook University.

Access Open Access Databases

  • Full-Text of SBU Electronic Theses and Dissertations (2006 to 2017)

  • Hardcopy Editions of SBU Dissertations and Theses (pre-2006)
    Dissertations and theses authored by SBU graduates prior to 2007 can be located in SEARCH, SBU Libraries.
    The University Archives copy may be paged for use in the Special Collections Reading Room only if no other copy is available at SBU Libraries. 

  • Open Access Theses and Dissertations (OATD). aims to be the best possible resource for finding open access graduate theses and dissertations published around the world. Metadata (information about the theses) comes from over 1000 colleges, universities, and research institutions. 

  • PQDT Open. PQDT Open provides the full text of open access dissertations and theses free of charge. You can quickly and easily locate dissertations and theses relevant to your discipline, and view the complete text in PDF format. The authors of these dissertations and theses have opted to publish as open access. 

  • Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD). An international organization dedicated to promoting the adoption, creation, use, dissemination, and preservation of electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs). Search open access ETDs by country or region.

  • The DART-Europe E-theses Portal provides researchers with a single European Portal for the discovery of Electronic Theses and Dissertations, with access (at the time of this writing) to 490,746 open access research theses from 557 Universities in 28 European countries.