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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 (
  • 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