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A Guide to Music Resources

Guide for all aspects of music research and study.

Dissertation Research

Center for Research Libraries Online Catalog : Dissertations
CRL has over 800,000 foreign doctoral dissertations from more than 90 countries and over 1200 institutions.

Doctoral Dissertations in Musicology
DDM-Online (sponsored by the American Musicological Society) presents an index to dissertations-in-progress and a bibliography of completed dissertations reported since mid-1995, arranged under the traditional broad categories. In addition, DDM-Online is in the process of converting all the records previously published in the earlier printed editions of Doctoral Dissertations in Musicology.

Music Theory Online Dissertation Index
This listing is maintained by editors of MTO.


Submit Dissertations or Theses
Information for submitting your completed dissertation to UMI/Proquest.


British Library Electronic Theses Online (EThOS)

Search over 600,000 doctoral theses. Download instantly for your research, or order a scanned copy quickly and easily.


ProQuest Dissertations and Theses Global Full Text

Full-text coverage spans from 1743 to the present, with citation coverage dating back to 1637.

Dissertations and Theses@Washington University
To search for other dissertations completed at Washington University from 1996 forward.

WU Dissertation and Information
Note: Doctoral Dissertation Guide and Master's Thesis Guide.


WU Music Dissertations
The Libraries' institutional repository for dissertations.

Open Access
Washington University Libraries information for submitting your completed dissertation.