Search Tools for UML Theses/Dissertations

Search the UMass Lowell Theses/Dissertation Database for Theses and Dissertations from 1949 to 1985.
You may search by: 

  • Academic Department

  • Author's Name

  • Keyword in Title

  • Date

  • Degree: to search, use:

    • M for Master's (Master's Degrees are offered in many fields)

    • D for Doctorate (In engineering and education)

    • PhD for Post Doctorate (In chemistry, physics, polymer science, radiological science, and nursing)

Search Proquest database of UML Dissertations & Theses for Master's Theses and dissertations from 1981 to present.

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Use the Advanced Search link (above the search text box) to select specific fields for your search.

  • Author's Name

  • Advisor's Name

  • Keyword in Title

  • Degree Date

  • Search the UMass Lowell Library Catalog for Theses/Dissertations from 1985 to present.

Theses/Dissertations from Another University

  • Search ProQuest Dissertations & Theses A&I database for any item from 1981 to present. An order number will be included in the record. For dissertations from 1997 to present, retrieve the first 24 pages free.

  • Search WorldCat via FirstSearch to identify older items

  • Use ILLiad, our InterLibrary Loan service, to request the loan of the dissertation publication.

  • Items found in WorldCat can sometimes be borrowed, but only if ProQuest does not have a copy.

  • Order the Thesis/Dissertation from ProQuest. You may choose microfilm, paper, or (after 1997), electronic copy.

The Library subsidizes the purchase of Theses/Dissertations from Proquest for:

  • Graduate Students: Three (3) Theses/Dissertations during their student years at no charge. Additional items can be purchased for $35. each (2006 price) through the InterLibrary Loan Department.

  • Faculty Members: Three (3) free Theses/Dissertations per person through the InterLibrary Loan Department.