Dissertations and Theses

IU School of Medicine and IUPUI Theses and Disserations can be located at and downloaded from the IUPUI ScholarWorks Repository:

Search ALL IUPUI dissertations: Electronic Theses and Dissertations

Search for Indiana University Bloomington dissertations and scholarly resources: IUScholarWorks Repository

Search ProQuest Dissertations and Theses  - Subscription database that searches 2.3 million dissertations from 1861 to the present. Records for 1980 forward also include abstracts written by the author. The full text of more than 1.9 million of these titles is available in paper, microform, and electronic (if subscription allows) formats. Institutional subscribers receive online access to the complete file of dissertations in digital format starting with titles published from 1997 forward.

Additional dissertations and theses may be found using:  Google Scholar


 To search for print dissertations held at the Medical Library:

  • Go to to IUCAT (located on the silver toolbar above)
  • Click on the Advanced Keyword option.
  • Type your keyword(s), in the Keyword(s) field.
  • For Nursing Dissertations: In the AUTHOR field type in "Indiana University School of Nursing" (minus the quotes)
  • For Medical Dissertations: In the AUTHOR field type in "Indiana University School of Medicine" (minus the quotes)
  • Under Optional Limits change or make sure the library chosen is "Indpls-Ruth Lilly Medical Library (I-Medicine)"
  • Click on Search.

Where are the dissertations and theses in the Medical Library?

  • Shelved on the first floor of the medical library on the compact storage area range 82.
  • Arranged in alphabetical order by author.
  • Dissertations and theses may be checked out.

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