To access print copies of Cal State LA theses and dissertations, published prior to 2011, please visit Special Collections & Archives.
At the request of the author(s), some theses and dissertations may be unavailable and/or their access may be temporarily delayed (embargoed).
The University Library is currently in the process of identifying and reviewing previously published open access Cal State LA Faculty Publications (published between 2017 and 2022) for inclusion in ScholarWorks. Stay tuned!
Open Access Files
Most files in ScholarWorks are meant to be Open Access and freely downloadable by anyone without requiring a login. In these instances, you will see a thumbnail image of the file along with a "Download PDF" option.
Some theses in ScholarWorks are not Open Access and are limited to the Cal State LA community. When you encounter these, you will be asked to login.
***If you forgot to save the URL before logging in: To get back to the main search/browse homepage, click on the "CSU - The California State University" link at the top of the screen. Once there, navigate back to the record you were looking for and select the "Download PDF" option.***