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Theses and Dissertation Guide

Information about Theses and Dissertations at The City College Libraries

Theses and Dissertation Guide 

The accepted thesis or dissertation is considered one's scholarly contribution to City College and CUNY.  Students self-submit their work to CUNY Academic Works digital repository and, in the case of Ph.D students, the ProQuest Thesis and Dissertations A&I database to make it available to the scholarly community. Submitting your work makes it available to others engaged research in the same area of study to find, use, and cite your scholarly work. This guide is your access point for submitting and finding City College theses and dissertations.

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CUNY Academic Works is the official repository for research, scholarship, creative, and pedagogical work for all of CUNY. Your advisor can provide you with information about City College's requirements for submission.  For works under embargo, Academic Works allows CUNY scholars to set a date of release. Academic Works requires that you set up an account to upload your work.

Find the step by step process for submitting to Academic Works on the Submission Instruction page.

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Only the Grove School of Engineering PhD candidates are required to submit their dissertations to the ProQuest Dissertations and Theses A&I database. This ProQuest resource is the most comprehensive curated collection of multi-disciplinary dissertations and theses from around the world.

Find the step by step process for submitting to the Proquest Dissertations Database on the Submission Instruction page.