Access to citations and abstracts for every title in the dissertation abstracts database dissertations written from 1997 forward are available full text the database includes citations to dissertations from 1861 to those accepted last semester citations for dissertations and master's theses published from 1980 forward have abstracts. Ebsco open dissertations now includes the content from american doctoral dissertations it is a free database with records for more than 800,000 electronic theses and dissertations from around the world.
While a few databases - namely, proquest - include dissertations and theses on a wide range of topics, it's usually best to select a database that caters to your specific subject area when searching for a thesis or dissertation. Proquest dissertations & theses global database is a searchable and browsable database of dissertations and theses from around the world, spanning from 1743 to the present day oclc worldcat lists most dissertations for most colleges and universities in the united states and canada and a great many from around the world.
With pqdt open, you can read the full text of open access dissertations and theses free of charge about pqdt open help (new window) find open access dissertations and theses search tips there are additional search options following the search buttons. The more comprehensive our database is, the more useful it is to everyone colleges & universities if you are the author of a thesis or dissertation, read more at our authors page.
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This database is a subset containing only university of colorado denver content of the (proquest) dissertations & theses a&i database which indexes from 1861 onward , provides abstracts from 1980 onward, and allows 24-page previews from 1997 until the present.
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