A good sources for references to dissertations and masters theses in all areas of geology is the online or CD-ROM database GeoRef (see section B).
A print index to geology dissertations and masters theses from United States and Canada is:Bibliography of Geoscience Theses of the United States and Canada, published by the American Geological Institute. This is organized by last name of the author, but also has a subject index.
Dissertations Abstracts International, available in print or online or CD-ROM, lists most doctoral dissertations and some masters theses from institutions which agree to store copies of their dissertations and theses with University Microforms International. UMI supplies print and mircrofrom copies upon demand for a fee.
Latest revision Feb.1, 1997