Dissertations & Theses Global

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Dissertations & Theses Global includes records for international dissertations beginning in the year 1637 and U.S. dissertations beginning with the first one, accepted in 1861. The database incorporates ongoing additions for dissertations and theses accepted as recently as last semester. Subject coverage includes social sciences, arts & humanities, science & technology, medical sciences, business, and economics.

Works added to the database since 1997 are available full text along with selected full text from previous years. Free twenty-four page previews are provided for titles that are not full text but that are available for purchase. The "Order a Copy" link provides information about ordering options. Many of the foreign dissertations are also available from the Center for Research Libraries.


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Dates covered

1637 - present.

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Doctoral dissertations and Master's theses from around the world.

Type of coverage

Index with citations and abstracts as well as selected full text content in PDF format.

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related resources

Dissertation Abstracts International; Masters Abstracts International. Consult the for locations and holdings.
See also RUcore: Rutgers Electronic Theses & Dissertations (RUetd).

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