It is advisable to enter the "phd" both ways because of spacing variations.
A sample search: However, as noted above, Dissertations & Theses is the most efficient way to search for dissertations on a topic.
For copies of papers completed since 1994, contact the Manager of the Master of Public Administration Program (Knapp-Sanders Bldg., CB# 3330, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3330, Phone: 919-966-5381, Fax: 919-962-0654, Email Contact Form).
UNC-Chapel Hill Master's Paper Collection Full-text copies of master's papers can be found: Undergraduate Honors Theses (through 2012) are in the North Carolina Collection.
Although most dissertations are in the online catalog, dissertations before 1964 have no subject headings.
Searching for key words in the titles will help get at "subjects" for these items. Be creative with appropriate key words, synonyms, and variants as well.You can also use the Boolean Search feature of the Advanced UNC-CH Catalog to perform Keyword Searches for UNC theses.Conducting a Keyword Search for Theses Although most theses are in the online catalog, theses both before 1967 and after around 1990 have no subject headings.The Health Sciences Library has copies of the theses and dissertations completed in Health Affairs departments.Some dissertations and theses are also located in the Library Service Center and can be requested through the Carolina BLU Campus Delivery Service.It is advisable to enter the "ma" both ways because of spacing variations.A sample search: shakespeare and (thesis ma or thesis m a) and "north carolina" Finding Master's Papers Some departments do not have an official thesis but instead require a major paper or report.To determine if a copy of an honors thesis can be obtained, contact the North Carolina Collection.To find Undergraduate Honors Theses in the catalog you can also use the Boolean Search feature of the Advanced UNC-CH Catalog to perform Keyword Searches.Most UNC-Chapel Hill theses and dissertations can be found in the online catalog.The Carolina Digital Repository also provides access to digital copies of theses and dissertations completed at UNC-Chapel Hill.