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Library Resources for Graduate Students: Finding Theses & Dissertations

This LibGuide was designed to introduce SU Graduate Students to Library Resources and Services available at John B. Cade Library

John B. Cade Library

Theses & Dissertations

About ProQuest Theses & Dissertations

How to Access Proquest Dissertations & Theses

Print Theses & Dissertations

Print Dissertations and Theses

Prior to 2009: Southern University and A & M College theses and dissertations are searchable through the library’s online catalog and available in print in the John B. Cade Library Archives Department. Multiple copies of theses and dissertations are located in the general collection and are free to circulate. (See Circulation Policy)

To access dissertations and theses through the online catalog:

  • Go the library’s webpage (http://www.lib.subr.edu)
  • Locate FIND
  • Click on Books and Journals
  • Enter your search under Power Search, i.e., Word or Phrase, Author, Title, Subject, Series, Periodical
  • Locate LOCATION
  • Select Archives-Southern University Theses/Dissertation Coll.
  • Click on Search

Electronic Dissertations

Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETDs)

2009-Present Southern University and A & M College theses and dissertations are available through ProQuest Theses and Dissertations Database. ProQuest Dissertations and Theses is a digital repository that store, preserve and provide access to the research and scholarship of the Southern University community as well as worldwide access. 

To access Electronic Theses and Dissertations

  • Go to the library’s webpage (http://www.lib.subr.edu)
  • Locate FIND
  • Click on Articles and Databases
  • Select Databases A to Z
  • Locate Letter D
  • Select/Click-on ProQuest
  • Select ON-CAMPUS (searching on campus)
  • Select OFF-Campus (searching remotely) ENTER USER NAME= BANNER ID Number  PIN= CHANGEME 
  • Click on Authenticate
  • Locate Search Subject Areas
  • Click on Dissertations and Theses
  • Locate ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Full Text
  • Click on Search

*To search for Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College Dissertations & Theses

  • Locate/Click on Advanced Search
  • Locate Search Options
  • Locate University/Institution
  • Enter: Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College
  • Click Search