Searching the Catalog

The catalog has features like the ability to easily break down your search results by record type (book, dissertation, sound recording, etc) and to link to the Worldcat catalog which searches the collections of libraries all across the country.

Need to find a specific book? See the tutorial!

Use the main search box or Catalog link, which gives more search options.


ProQuest Dissertations & Theses

Definitive subject, title and author guide to virtually every American dissertation from 1861-1980. Dissertations published from 1980 forward include 350-word abstracts written by the author. Master’s theses published from 1988 forward include 150-word abstracts. More than 600,000 are available in PDF formats for immediate free download. Citations to pre-1980 dissertations also included.

Tips for Locating Dissertations

Strategies for locating dissertations from both Cornell and non-Cornell degree candidates.

Examples from our collection- Many Many more to discover!