DATAD (Database of African Theses & Dissertations)

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The Database of African Theses and Dissertations (DATAD) is a unique resource for scholarly research published by African Universities. Made available by the Association of African Universities, this database may be searched by author, title, degree, supervisor, university, department, year of submission, and keywords.


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Dissertations and theses from African universities.

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The Association of African Universities (AAU)

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The Association of African Universities (AAU)

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