Theses & Dissertations
Killam Library provides access to the full text of thousands of doctoral dissertations and master theses, including many theses and dissertations written by TAMIU students.
Additionally, interested parties will also find in this section a link to the Theses/Dissertations writing guidelines provided by the TAMIU Office of Graduate Studies and Research.
TAMIU Electronic Theses and Dissertations Collection (ETD)
Our growing ETD collection offers open access to theses and dissertations submitted by TAMIU students and approved by the Office of Graduate Studies and Research from 2013 to present.
Theses & Dissertations in Special Collections & Archives
Special Collections has 3 collections of materials relating to theses & dissertations:
- TAMIU and Laredo State University (LSU) Theses and Dissertations – this is a hard copy, full text, print collection of theses written at TAMIU & LSU from the 1980’s to 2012. These materials are available for use in the Special Collections reading room. Special Collections has an index for this collection of over 700 items.
- Regional Thesis and Dissertation Collection- this is a hard copy, full text, print collection of theses and dissertations about various topics relating to our region of South Texas and Northern Mexico. All of the titles in this collection were written at institutions other than TAMIU, such as UCLA, Stanford, Yale, UT Austin, etc… There are over 150 items in this collection which date back to 1937 and go to present day. Please note that this is a growing collection and titles are added regularly. These materials and an index are available for use in the Special Collections reading room.
- TAMIU Thesis Virtual Archive – this is an online resource that allows users to view the cover page, table of contents and abstract of TAMIU theses from the 1980’s -2003. The full text is available for use in the Special Collections reading room.
TAMIU Thesis/Dissertation Page
The Office of Graduate Studies and Research provides guidelines and support information for TAMIU students embarked in writing a master thesis or a doctoral dissertation. This page also includes the TAMIU Graduate Thesis and Dissertation Manual
ProQuest Dissertations and Theses Full Text: The Humanities and Social Sciences Collection
This is the most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses on humanities and social sciences. Full text includes millions of dissertations and theses from around the world from 1861 to the present day.
Texas Digital Library (TDL) Federated Electronic Theses and Dissertations
This site offers open access to the collections of electronic theses and dissertations (ETD’s) submitted by students from thirteen Texas Digital Library (TDL) participating member institutions.