Finding AFIT Theses &Dissertations
Search the D'Azzo Research Library CATALOG
· Go to the Advanced Search screen.
· Enter in keywords in the Advanced Keyword Search field.
· Refine your search by using the Limit option — Material Type and select "Theses".
· Theses that have a limited distribution are designated as LIMITED in the library catalog.
AFIT Theses &Dissertations are located on the 2nd floor in alphabetical order by last name of the author. They may be checked out to D’Azzo Research Library cardholders.
Limited AFIT theses and dissertations are located in a locked area on the 1st floor of the library. Only DOD and sometimes contractors (depending on distribution statement) may check these out by presenting their government ID to the reference librarian on duty. The librarian will retrieve the thesis to be checked out.
A collection of hard copy classified AFIT theses and dissertations are kept in the Technical Reports Center, (AFRL Vault, Bldg 196, Room 1, on Monahan Way). Follow the directions for "classified reports". Please ask for assistance if needed.
AFIT Theses are also kept on microfiche in the microforms rooms located on the first floor, in the first row of cabinets on the far right side of the room, unlimited theses are in Cabinet 8 limited theses (require Reference Librarian assistance) are in Cabinet 9. They are organized alphabetically by last name.
You may also locate the full-text of selected AFIT Theses &Dissertations online:
Finding other Theses &Dissertations
Full-text online sources:
Please fill out an INTERLIBRARY LOAN form (available under Interlibrary Loan Requests on the home page) if you are unable to locate the theses or dissertation online or locally. Interlibrary loan privileges are for AFIT Students, Faculty, and Staff only.