Have you ever needed a dissertation or thesis for your research and weren't sure where to get it. You may be lucky enough to find a copy on the author's Web site or institutional repository by searching Google, If not here are some suggestions:UCR Theses and dissertations:
Search Scotty, the UCR Catalog to find UCR dissertations.
Look for dissertations by the author or title, or browse by UCR department. To directly access dissertations by a specific department, you can simply do a subject search:
Chemical and Environmental Engineering Dissertations
Computer Science Dissertations
Electrical Engineering Dissertations
A circulating copy is shelved either in the Science or Rivera Library, depending on the subject matter. Dissertations and theses can be found under different call number locations in the Rivera Library (according to topic) whereas in the Science Library, they are shelved under the call number, Q180 A494 (M.S. & M.A. degrees) and Q180 A495 (Ph.D. degree) Browse by year and then by the author's last name.
UC dissertations (Including UCR dissertations) can be found in the ProQuest Dissertations & Theses (PQDT) database. UC Dissertations are online free and full-text from 1998. Other dissertations can be ordered from Interlibrary Loans