Dissertations: Find NSU Dissertations

This guide is designed to help you to locate dissertations
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Please be aware that dissertations and theses are the copyrighted property of the author. It is the author’s decision whether or not to provide a copy to the Library or ProQuest – this means that not every dissertation is obtainable.

MARPS, Practicums and Applied Dissertations

The MARP is a Fischler College of Education degree requirement. The student conducts research on a specific topic whose aim is directed toward the improvement of educational practice. The MARP itself is not purely theoretical; it is a quantitative and qualitative account distinguished by the theory-to-practice model. The database provides citations and if available, full-text documents in PDF. To search this password protected database click here.

NSUWorks

NSUWorks is a service of the Nova Southeastern University (NSU) Libraries. NSUWorks brings together all of the University’s research, scholarly and creative works in a centralized location with the aim of preserving and providing online open access to these works.

Steps

  1. Browse research and scholarship
  2. Theses, dissertations and capstones
  3. Under jump to choose the year that dissertation was completed
  4. Browse titles to find the one for which you are looking

Please be aware that dissertations and theses are the copyrighted property of the author. It is the author’s decision whether or not to provide a copy to the Library or ProQuest – this means that not every dissertation is obtainable.

Find NSU Dissertations Chaired by Your Advisor

Check the ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global Database:

  • In the pull-down menu on the right, select Degree -- DG and type the type of degree such as Ed.D., Ph.D., D.B.A., D. P. A., etc. *Notice that you must include the correct punctuation.
  • Select University/institution -- SCH in the pull-down menu and type Nova Southeastern University.
  • Select Advisor -- ADV in the pull-down menu and type the last name of your dissertation chair.

Search Library Catalog

  • If you know the author or title of the material* enter it and then click "Search”.
  • If you don’t find the item return to this page for tips.

Tips for searching the library catalog:

  • Try searching by degree:
    • nsu dissertation phd
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    • honors farquhar
    • nsu masters
  • Try searching by school:
    • college of arts, humanities and social sciences
    • dissertation business or dissertation huizenga
    • dissertation psychology
    • dissertation oceanographic or dissertation Halmos college
    • dissertation college of engineering and computing

* The library catalog has print copies of over 3,600 NSU dissertations and research projects as well as capstone projects, master's theses, and some undergraduate honors theses.

Finding Dissertations from the Sherman Library Main Page

Steps

  1. Begin at http://sherman.library.nova.edu
  2. Click the top left "hamburger" menu
  3. Select "Library Guides" under the Help section on the right
  4. Scroll to the Dissertations link to view the guide

Find NSU Dissertations in ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global

Steps

  1. Log in to the ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global
  2. Pull down the Advanced Search option in the top bar. To search exclusively for NSU dissertations do the following:
  3. Type “Nova Southeastern University” in the search field
  4. Select the down arrow from the next box “Anywhere except full text –ALL” Scroll and select “University/institution --SCH field”
  5. In the remaining boxes add the terms for which you are looking.
  6. If you get too many results, go one step further and again Select the down arrow from the next box “Anywhere except full text –ALL” to narrow your search.