Department codes for ODU theses & dissertations
Shelved on the 4th floor with the call number LD4331 and one of the following department codes. [Note: Beginning Fall 2016, theses and dissertations will be online only.]
.A75 Atmospheric & earth sciences
.B47 Biological sciences
.B48 Biomedical sciences
.B87 Business administration
.C44 Chemical sciences
.C46 Clinical psychology
.C48 Community health professions
.C64 Computational & applied math
.C65 Computer science
.D46 Dental hygiene
.E24 Ecological sciences
.E33 Education - early childhood
.E34 Education - educational admin.
.E36 Education - elementary
.E38 Education - guidance & counsel.
.E42 Education - reading
.E44 Education - physical
.E48 Education - special
.E535 Engineering - aerospace
.E54 Engineering - civil
.E55 Engineering - electrical
.E555 Engineering - management
.E56 Engineering - mechanical
.E57 Engineering - mechanics
.E59 Engineering - thermal
.E75 Environmental health
.I45 International studies
.P45 Physical therapy
.P67 Industrial psychology
.P68 Industrial/organizational psychology
.P69 Virginia Consortium for Professional Psych.
.P83 Public administration
.S62 Applied sociology
.U52 Urban management
.U53 Urban services
.U54 Urban studies
Find ODU theses and dissertations
Use the Dissertations & Theses @ ODU subset of the ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Full Text to find ODU dissertations and theses available online. Of coures, ODU dissertations and theses will also be available from the full Dissertations & Theses Full Text database.
Use the Library Catalog to find Dissertations & Theses
Use the Online Catalog to find Old Dominion University dissertations and theses located on the 4th floor of Perry Library and available for checkout, or archived in Special Collections. Search by AUTHOR or TITLE.
You may also use the library catalog to browse all theses and dissertations written for a department. Type the following as a title search:
Old Dominion University. Theses. [Name of Department or Program] (see list at left)
For example, to find dissertations and theses in history, do a search by title and enter: Old Dominion University. Theses. History
In the General Collection, all dissertations and theses are shelved on the 4th floor under LD4331, followed by a decimal point and a department code (shown at left). For example, HISTORY is found under LD4331.H47.
Electronic Theses & Dissertations
The University instituted an Electronic Thesis and Dissertation pilot program in Spring 2015. Electronic format will be required in Fall 2016. All theses and dissertations will be available electronically through ProQuest's Dissertations & Theses @ ODU and also through the university's institutional repository.
No print copies will be available in the University Libraries.