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I Am Looking for a Thesis or Dissertation

If you are looking for theses and dissertations search the following databases. You can do a basic keyword search or search for a specific title or author. If you find a dissertation that is not available in full-text, you can request it through Interlibrary Loan. 

  • Dissertations & Theses Full Text: The Humanities and Social Sciences (ProQuest) This database has searchable abstracts and citations for over three million dissertations and theses. All documents since 1980 have searchable abstracts with over one million of the documents since 1977 having full-text PDF versions. 
  • Dissertations and Theses Open (PQDT Open): this repository holds the full text of open access dissertations and theses. The authors of these dissertations and theses have chosen open access publication of their works, thus providing free access from the Interne