Although most dissertations are in the online catalog, dissertations before 1964 have no subject headings.
Searching for key words in the titles will help get at "subjects" for these items. Be creative with appropriate key words, synonyms, and variants as well.
Contact the department, or, if there is one, the departmental library for information.
Environmental Sciences and Engineering Master's level students in the Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering can opt for one of four tracks: a Master of Science degree, which requires a thesis; and the Master of Science in Public Health, Master of Public Health, and Master of Science in Environmental Engineering, which require a technical report.
If you do search for dissertations in the online catalog, you should add "and north carolina" to try and weed out dissertations from other schools, but this can lead to false drops and omissions.
Finding Theses While some theses may be found in Dissertations & Theses, thesis coverage is not nearly as comprehensive as dissertation coverage in that database. If searching for a known author or title, searching the online catalog is the most efficient way to search.
The Division of Libraries maintains a non-comprehensive collection of doctoral dissertations completed at New York University.
Many of the dissertations available in our collection are cataloged in Bob Cat.
It is an open-access source that houses user-submitted theses and dissertations and also other works by instructors and researchers affiliated with UND-Chapel Hill.
However, as it houses works besides theses and dissertation and is relatively new, it may not pull up older works.