Dissertations and Theses @ Rutgers University

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Dissertations & Theses @ Rutgers University is a subset of the larger Dissertations & Theses database. Covering all disciplines, the database incorporates ongoing additions for Rutgers dissertations and theses accepted as recently as last semester. Titles available as native or image PDF formats include twenty-four page previews. For titles that are available full text from ProQuest, an "Order a Copy" link provides information about ordering options.

Rutgers users have free access to the full text (PDF format) of most dissertations and theses completed at Rutgers University since 1997. A small number of titles from previous years are also available full text.


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RSS feeds and alerts; RefWorks citation tool; ProQuest My Research account to save, tag, organize and share research.

Dates covered

1917 to the present, with a small number of dissertations from previous years included.

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Doctoral dissertations and Master's theses completed at Rutgers University.


Type of coverage

Indexing with citations and abstracts as well as some full text content in PDF format (Indexing, 1884+; indexing with abstracts; 1980+; full-text, 1997+ with a small number of dissertations from previous years)

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related resources

Rutgers index to doctoral dissertations, 1912-1981; Dissertation Abstracts International; Masters Abstracts International. Consult the for locations and holdings.

Also see RUcore: Rutgers Electronic Theses & Dissertations (RUetd).

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