Dissertations and Theses @ Rutgers University

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Dissertations & Theses @ Rutgers University is a subset of the larger Dissertations & Theses Global database. Covering all disciplines, the database incorporates ongoing additions for Rutgers dissertations and theses accepted as recently as last semester.

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.


Help is available on every screen through the ? in the upper right. Search pages also include links to search tips. See also the ProQuest Dissertations & Theses (PQDT) LibGuide.

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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)

Print counterpart or
related resources

Rutgers index to doctoral dissertations, 1912-1981; Dissertation Abstracts International; Masters Abstracts International. Consult QuickSearch for locations and holdings.
See also RUcore: Rutgers Electronic Theses & Dissertations (RUetd).


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