Dissertations and Research Projects

For a comprehensive list of all SBTS library databases, please see the alphabetical list of databases.

Dissertation Abstracts Online

Provides access to the dissertations and theses produced by students of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and offers the world’s most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses on humanities and social sciences.

UMI Dissertation Service

The UMI Dissertation Service also searches over two million dissertations and allows for full-text .pdf copy downloads for all dissertations completed at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary since 1997.

SBTS Restricted Access Dissertations and Theses Collection

This collection is a full-text searchable collection of electronic versions of recent dissertations and theses produced by students of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary between 2004-2008.

SBTS Open Access Dissertations and Theses

Contains open access copies of dissertations of research doctoral students at SBTS from 2011 to the present, excepting those dissertations under embargo. All dissertations should be fully open access within 2 years of their initial submit date.

SBTS Open Access Projects

Contains open access copies of dissertations of professional doctoral students at SBTS from 2011 to the present, excepting those dissertations under embargo. All dissertations should be fully open access within 2 years of their initial submit date.

SBTS Dissertations, Theses, and Projects

This collection searches all three SBTS dissertation and project collections mentioned directly above this collection.

Research in Ministry - D.Min

Indexes and abstracts project reports and theses from more than 50 Doctor of Ministry and Doctor of Missiology programs accredited by the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada.

NDLTD VTLS Visualizer ETD Search

This search utility assists researchers in finding open access electronic theses and dissertations. Accessing the same data as the Scirus search above, it provides a different interface that helps researchers narrow their searches by language, continent, country, date, format, and source institution.

Theses Canada

Canadian universities participate in the program voluntarily by submitting approved theses and dissertation to Theses Canada.

ETHOS: Electronic Theses Online Service

A service of the British Library which seeks to provide full-text access to all dissertations and theses produced in the United Kingdom.

CRL Global Resources Network: Dissertations

Holds more than 800,000 doctoral dissertations and Habilitationsschriften from universities outside of the U.S. and Canada, built by deposits from member libraries and exchange or depository arrangements with almost 100 universities.