However, dissertations can be lent to institutions; see information for borrowing institutions.
For UCLA dissertations, search the UCLA Library Catalog: The UCLA Library creates a vibrant nexus of ideas, collections, expertise, and spaces in which users illuminate solutions for local and global challenges.
For dissertations and theses, primarily UCLA's, search the UCLA Library Catalog.
Full-text UC dissertations since 1996 are available from Pro Quest Dissertations and Theses.
Limit any search result by selecting "Thesis/Dissertation” under Genre in the left column.) Most Stanford dissertations written between 19 are available as PDFs from Proquest.
You can access these directly from Dissertations & Theses @ Stanford or from the Searchworks record.A special issue of Focus on Global Resources describes CRL's extensive collection of foreign dissertations.Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations This international organization promotes the adoption, creation, use, dissemination, and preservation of electronic analogues to traditional paper-based theses and dissertations in order to more effectively share knowledge.All Stanford dissertations and theses are listed in Search Works.(From the home page, click the “Dissertations & theses” link under Featured resources.If the thesis or dissertation was filed in a digital format (this option was available starting in November 2009) it may not be indexed in the Dissertations & Theses @ Stanford database, but it will be available through a direct link in the Search Works record and from Google.If the student opted for embargo restrictions, some of or the entire dissertation may not be available for up to five years after the submission date.They can be found by searching the UCLA Library Catalog, Pro Quest Digital Dissertations and Theses, or e Scholarship.Authors may embargo theses or dissertations for up to two years, so the full text of recent theses and dissertations may not be available.Researchers can request theses not yet available electronically, which will be scanned and made freely available.DATAD: Database of African Theses and Dissertations Abstracts and bibliographic information on theses and dissertations held at participating African institutions Dissertations of China A comprehensive database of masters', doctoral, and post-doctoral dissertations from China, this resource contains full-text, abstracts, or other descriptive information on dissertations from key Chinese research institutions from 1986 onward.