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Students with computers in the library.Here you can find information which is particularly useful for students who want general support with their academic studies. On the library website there is more information about other services and support offered by the library.

Find doctoral theses and student essays

In doctoral theses, you will find results from research. Other students’ essays can be an inspiration in your own writing process. On this page you can read more about how to find doctoral theses and student essays.

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Doctoral theses

You will find doctoral theses, or dissertations, available at the library by searching in SöderScolar. Narrow your search in Advanced search to "Dissertations", or narrow your search on the right hand side of the SöderScholar page. Log in with your SH-credentials or RKH-credentials to access all materials off campus.

Use Libris to search nationally for doctoral theses, in print or available free online. Narrow your search in Extended search by selecting "Theses" under Material type/s, or narrow your search on the right hand side of the Libris page.

The search tool Dissertations and Theses (available by logging in with your SH-Account via Other resources A-Z) contains references for doctoral theses from North America and Europe. Some of these are available in full text.

Student essays

Essays from all Swedish universities can be found in Some essays are written in English.

If you only want to search for essays written at Södertörn University, you will find them in this part of DiVA. You will also find different types of texts from the university's researchers.