Digital Dissertations

The Gottesman Libraries subscribes to ProQuest Dissertations and Theses Global. There you can search for dissertations through a number of fields such as Abstract, Advisor, Author, Citation, Degree, Department, Document Title, School, Subject, and more.

Teachers College Digital Dissertations

Please note that many Teachers College Ed.D. dissertations and Master's degree dissertations up through 1996 are digitized and accessible through digital archives portal, Teachers College Digital Collections. 

Teachers College Ed.D dissertations produced after 1996 are available through ProQuest Dissertations and Theses Global

Teachers College Ph.D. dissertations before 1996 are not yet digitized.

Teachers College Ph.D. dissertations produced after 1996 can be found via ProQuest Dissertations and Theses Global but are assigned to Columbia University in the database. To find these dissertations please follow the instructions and image below.

1. From the ProQuest Dissertations and Theses Global homepage, click on Advanced Search

2. In the first field type "Columbia University" (including the quotation marks). Then click on the dropdown box and click on "University/Institution -- SCH" option. In the next field type "Teachers College" (including the quotation marks). Click  If you are searching by school for a Teachers College Ph.D., enter "Columbia University" in the Universities/Institution field. 

3. You click on "+Add a row" to refine you search even further with keywords.

Physical Dissertations

Physical copies of Teachers College Ed.D. and Ph.D. dissertations are available at the Libraries. To search Educat+ for a dissertation, conduct an Advanced Search. Under the filter "Material Type," select "Dissertations” and then proceed with your search as usual.

Most dissertations are located in the closed stacks. You may place a request through Educat+ or in person at the Information Desk located on the first floor of Gottesman Libraries.