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Dissertations & Theses: Guide to Research: Finding UB Dissertations and Theses


Finding UB Dissertations and Theses

In the UB Arts & Sciences Libraries:

By Author or Title
To find a UB dissertation or thesis when the author or title is known, use Classic Catalog.

By Department
To find or browse dissertations or theses by department use Classic Catalog.
Proceed as if doing a Title begins with… search and enter into the search box:

Dissertation  Department Name or
Thesis  Department Name

You may also choose to include the year to limit your search.

Dissertation--American Studies
Thesis--American Studies
Thesis – American Studies 2002 [to limit by date]

By Call Number
To find or browse dissertations or theses by call numbers use Classic Catalog in "Advanced" mode and then select the “Call Nos. (LC, NLM, Textual)” field option in Browse.

Locate the call number stem from the Classification Table, then enter your search using the appropriate call number from the list.

Call Nos. (LC, NLM, Textual) = diss call number stem
Call Nos. (LC, NLM, Textual) = thesis call number stem

You may also choose to include the year to limit your search.
Call Nos. (LC, NLM, Textual) = diss A4 2000

In the UB Health Sciences Library

Theses and Dissertations in the Health Sciences Library are on the third floor and are identified in Classic Catalog by author and title. If you don't have the title or author, do a keyword search for thesis and health sciences library. Some theses are also available in the University at Buffalo Archives.

In the UB Music Library

Descriptions of music theses are in the Catalog. Search as explained for UB Arts & Sciences Libraries.