A quick way to find out is by searching for the author in World Cat.
Remember, the title of the published book may be different than the dissertation.
When you start the thesis or dissertation process, right after your proposal is accepted, read the material on the "Prepare" page to get you started on the right path and to save you time and frustration later.
As you work and write, check back on our "Write" pages for resources that will help you with common questions and problems during the process.
Many students cruise through their master’s and Ph D coursework without breaking a sweat, only to be stonewalled when it comes time to write a long, in-depth dissertation that contributes original material to the student’s chosen field.
Bluntly, finishing a thesis or dissertation is hard, and nobody can do it alone.
If it does, try searching the repository for the thesis or dissertation.
Find out if the dissertation was published Some dissertations are subsequently published by academic presses.
UMI's Pro Quest Digital Dissertations has more than two million entries, the Dissertation database is the single, authoritative source for information about doctoral dissertations and master's theses.
The database represents the work of authors from over 1,000 graduate schools and universities.