Hege Library & Learning Technologies

Guilford College Theses

Information for finding a senior thesis by Guilford College students and guidelines for students completing a thesis.

Cataloging Status Update

We are continuing our process of developing online access for our Guilford College thesis collection. These are senior theses written by Guilford College students for over 100 years. Permission requests were sent to as many graduates as we could find e-mails for and a number of you have responded. We appreciate your prompt replies and enthusiasm for the project. We've uploaded the more recent theses and are beginning to create PDF files for earlier years.


Fall 2017
Pre-1923 thesis are being added full text online. All Guilford theses up through 1910 are now available. Theses written after 1923 are available when permission has been granted. Authors (or their heirs in cases where the author is deceased) may complete a release form to have their thesis online.

Spring 2017
Thesis Collection publicly available through Shared Shelf Commons link.

Fall 2016
Thesis Collection launched and available to Guilford researchers through Art Stor with options to search entire thesis collection or access full-text only.

Summer 2016
Data entry and verifications completed for pre-1989 theses for upload to system.

Spring 2016
Second set of dual submission (paper and PDF) thesis accepted for May graduates and added to the Shared Shelf system.
Inventory begun to verify catalog records and physical thesis holdings.

Fall 2015
Data entry begins for pre-1989 thesis records formerly only available as card files.

Summer 2015
Two asset management systems tested and Shared Shelf selected for online thesis project.
Scanning and cataloging begins for 2009-2014 thesis.

Reports run to capture catalog data for 1989-2009 thesis records.
Initial permission requests sent to recent graduate to allow for their theses to be online.

Spring 2015
First set of dual submission (paper and PDF) thesis accepted for May graduates to begin online thesis access.

[Updated 3/23/2017]