Click the tabs to display select lists of OSU School of Music dissertations and theses by category.
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New dissertations and theses are regularly added to the OSU Library Catalog which the select lists, updated less frequently, may not include. These links access the catalog:
D.M.A. Ohio State University School of Music
Ph.D. Ohio State University School of Music
M.A. Ohio State University School of Music
Doctoral Dissertations in Musicology. Musicology, music theory, ethno-musicology, and related musical, scientific, and humanistic disciplines — c.16,000 entries.
ProQuest Dissertations & Theses. Music and other subjects, c.1,700 universities and graduate schools worldwide — more than 4 million entries. OSU affiliation required for access.
British Library EThOS Service. Music and other subjects, UK universities — c.400,000 entries.
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Master's theses, projects, and DMA term projects are strictly for in-house use only.
Interlibrary loan is not available.
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Search the Dissertations & Theses @ Stanford database (restricted to Stanford users)
ProQuest Dissertations & Theses allows advanced searching for works produced by most US academic institutions (access restricted to Stanford users). Some Stanford doctoral dissertations and DMA final projects may be available for purchase through ProQuest; check with your home institution.
Doctoral Dissertations in Musicology Online lists completed dissertations and new dissertation topics.
WorldCat is an excellent tool for locating dissertations for most colleges and universities in the United States and Canada, and a great many from around the world. Some may be available for borrowing via InterLibrary Services.
Dissertations produced in foreign countries are often listed in their respective national, regional, or cooperative library catalogs.