The about page of the british library ethos service search across 480,000+ theses for free and order full text quickly and easily. Ebsco open dissertations is a collaboration between ebsco and bibliolabs to increase traffic and discoverability of etd researchyou can join the movement and add your theses and dissertations to the database, making them freely available to researchers everywhere while increasing traffic to your institutional repository. Proquest dissertations and theses global (pqdt global) is the world's most comprehensive collection of full-text dissertations and theses and is the official digital dissertations archive for the library of congress.
An electronic thesis or dissertation (etd) is digital version of a dissertation that is available to the public via the internet universities and colleges in the united states and abroad have been moving toward this type of publication for the past decade. Databases a-z databases a-z find the best library databases for your research toggle navigation this opens a pop-up window to share the url for this database. Contains information about doctoral dissertations and master's theses from over 1,000 north american and european universities includes citations ranging from the first us dissertation, accepted in 1861, to ones accepted as recently as last semester. Reading other students' theses can help you in your own thesis writing process luckily, most universities have a thesis database in these databases, you can look for your subject and quickly see who has written about your topic too and what their findings are.
With pqdt open, you can read the full text of open access dissertations and theses free of charge about pqdt open. Description: a database currently containing over 14,000 bibliographic records for completed dissertations and new dissertation topics in the fields of musicology, music theory, and ethnomusicology, as well as in related musical, scientific, and humanistic disciplines. The more comprehensive our database is, the more useful it is to everyone colleges & universities if you are the author of a thesis or dissertation, read more at our authors page. From this thesis /dissertation doctoral dissertation database - 4 million searchable database based on the technical reports a-z databases, 000 each master s american and historical database, especially for backing up to the proquest is commonly found in microfiche, individual dissertations submission.
Dissertations and theses are an important and valuable tool for the library and the researcher in all areas of scholarship institutions can transform the library's dissertations and theses, make institutional research globally discoverable from trusted databases, and provide on-demand use to authoritative information. A listing of databases free on the web for anyone all of the databases listed below were selected by csulb subject librarians all are accessible free on the web, no csulb login required. Proquest dissertations & theses is the world's most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses and the database of record for graduate research it includes millions of searchable citations to dissertation and theses from around the world from 1861 to the present day together with over a million full text dissertations that are. Ndltd provides information and a search engine for electronic theses and dissertations (etds), whether they are open access or not proquest theses and dissertations (pqdt), a database of dissertations and theses, whether they were published electronically or in print, and mostly available for purchase.
Several dissertation databases are listed in searchworks two excellent resources are: proquest dissertations & theses global database is a searchable and browsable database of dissertations and theses from around the world, spanning from 1743 to the present day. Each dissertation published since 1980 includes a 350 word abstract written by the author the database contains 1 million full text dissertations that are available for download in pdf format there is a charge for ordering a dissertation from this source which is payable online to proquest. Bibliographic database of information about doctoral dissertations and master's theses citations for dissertations beginning in 1861, abstracts for dissertations published from 1980 forward, and full-text from 1997 forward.
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American doctoral dissertations, 1933-1955 is a free database providing access to the only comprehensive record of dissertations accepted by american universities during that time period, the print index doctoral dissertations accepted by american universities. Theses & dissertations databases provides access to four databases -- two proquest dissertation literature databases, the ohiolink etd center database (which can be searched by keyword or browsed by either author or institution), and a large international database of dissertations. The database includes citations to dissertations from 1861 to those accepted last semester citations for dissertations and master's theses published from 1980 forward have abstracts simple bibliographic citations are available for dissertations dating from 1637. Use italics and sentence-style capitalization for dissertation / thesis titles identify the work as a doctoral dissertation or master's thesis in parentheses after the title if the paper was retrieved through a library database, give the accession or order number at the end of the reference.