How do I find dissertations or theses written by USM students?

Use the classic library catalog to find doctoral dissertations, master's theses, and senior honors theses written by USM students.

  1. Select the search option: Advanced Search
  2. Select Theses/Dissertationsin the limiter Theses
  3. Enter search terms such as author, title, or subject
  4. Enter University of Southern Mississippi as Author.

Most dissertations written by USM students since 1997 are available electronically in the ProQuest Dissertations & Theses (PQDT) database. In addition to searching by keywords, author, title, etc., click the "Choose a Field" box and select School (SC), and then type University of Southern Mississippi.