Purchase a Dissertation

There are two options for you to obtain a personal copy of any dissertation:

Anyone, including non-affiliated patrons, can purchase a dissertation directly from Dissertation Express or email disspub@proquest.com.

  • UW-Madison Masters’ theses are not available for purchase.
  • You may choose to purchase either unbound, shrink-wrapped print copies or PDF files.

UW-Madison affiliated users can order through the Memorial Library ILL Office at a discounted price (approximately $33).

  • Dissertations ordered are available in unbound format only and delivery is usually within 7 days of placing your order (titles prior to 1997 may take a few extra days).
  • Payment is due at the time of pickup in the Memorial Library Circulation Office, Room 170, Memorial Library.
  • To order a dissertation, please fill out the Dissertation Purchase Form.