Dissertations: Find NSU Dissertations

This guide is designed to help you to locate dissertations
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Getting Started

This purpose of this page is to show you how to locate NSU dissertations.

  • Please note that not all dissertations are published and/or made available by the author

MARPS, Practicums and Applied Dissertations

The MARP is a Fischler School 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 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.

Step 1     Browse Research and Scholarship

Step 2    Theses, Dissertations and Capstones

Step 3     Under Jump to choose the year that the dissertation was completed

Step 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 Charied 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 NovaCat for Dissertations

Finding Dissertations from the Sherman Library Main Page

Step 1    Begin at http://sherman.library.nova.edu/

Step 2    Click the top left "hamburger" menu

Step 3    Select Library Guides under the Help section on the right

Step 3   Scroll to the Dissertations link to view the guide


Find NSU Dissertations in ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global

Step 1   Log in to the ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global

Step 2   Pull down the Advanced Search option in the top bar

      To search exclusively for NSU dissertations do the following:

Step 3   Type “Nova Southeastern University” in the search field

Step 4   Select the down arrow from the next box “Anywhere except full text –ALL” Scroll  
               and select  “University/institution -- SCH field”

Step 5   In the remaining boxes add the terms for which you are looking.

Step 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.

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