Theses and Dissertations

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Thesis and Dissertation
Thesis and Dissertation collection

The Cal State LA thesis collection includes masters theses written by Cal State LA graduate students as part of their degree requirements. As records of original research, the collection is actively read and referred to by Cal State LA students, outside researchers and alumni. All theses (print and digital) are discoverable through the library catalog, OneSearch.

Digital theses (Winter 2012-Present)

The library provides access to theses published after Winter 2012 in full text electronic format. All electronic copies can be accessed by author, title or keyword search via OneSearch.

Print theses (1954-Fall 2011)

The print thesis collections consists of preservation copies housed in the Special Collections and Archives unit of the JFK Memorial Library, located in the Palmer Wing, Room 2079. It is a non-circulating collection and can be accessed through walk-in appointments. To schedule an appointment in advance, please fill out our Request for an Appointment Form.

Should you have any issues accessing a title, please contact us at or (323) 343-3960.