Theses & Dissertations

From VIMS and around the world

Hargis Library holds archive and circulating copies of all of the theses and dissertations of the graduate students of the School of Marine Science at VIMS. 

Many VIMS students have made their publications available as open access documents and these can be accessed by connecting to the related links to the right.

Browse the catalog database to review VIMS dissertations and theses.

Theses and Dissertations from Other Schools

There are a number of databases and digital archives which provide information and access to theses and dissertations from universities around the world.

  • Proquest Dissertations and Theses
    Primarily North American institutions, with some international coverage, fulltext for works from 1997 onwards. Note that not all schools report data to Proquest and some participating schools do not provide coverage of Masters works. W&M/VIMS access only
Obtaining Theses & Dissertations in Print

Interlibrary Loan services will try to borrow a copy of a thesis or dissertation for you. However, you should be aware that some institutions do not lend these documents.

Fill out an interlibrary loan request form and we will see what can be done!