Penn state dissertations and theses can be borrowed through interlibrary loan within the united states by contacting your local public or academic library dissertation express most works in the penn state electronic theses and dissertations database are open access (approximately 2009 to date. This guide provides information about locating dissertations and theses, both those completed at stanford university and those from other universities if you need help, please contact our reference services staff or your subject librarian. The most current two years of the dissertation abstracts database, over 100,000 citations and abstracts, freely available for searching o boolean operators, keyword and field searching are all supported o on-line ordering of an electronic or paper copy is available through a link to umi's dissertation express o a library. Full text for most dissertations from 1997 to the present includes full text for some earlier dissertations, along with over 24 million dissertations and theses citations from around the world networked digital library of theses and dissertations ( ndltd) search the ndltd union catalog of more than one million electronic.
If a dissertation or theses is not available through our library or available online, you can file a request with our interlibrary loan department if they are unable to find a circulating copy, they will provide the option of using dissertation express, a fee-based service that obtains dissertations in 4-5 business. You can even work with expert bibliographers and database specialists to create a selection profile and criteria that result in automatic delivery of the materials you need, as soon as they become available—and you retain the right to use our online ordering system, dissertation express to place your order immediately. The proquest dissertations and theses database indexes graduate dissertations from over a thousand graduate school and universities, and includes full-text may be able to access uc berkeley dissertations for a fee from proquest's dissertation express or, for items in our collection, using our photoduplication services. For students that choose open access plus publishing, their dissertations are available freely on the web via proquest's open access database, pqdt open dissertations are available for purchase through proquest dissertation express please note, dissertations under embargo are not available in full text through he.
Dissertation express from proquest good for us theses (for subscription access databases, including proquest dissertations & theses, please scroll to the bottom of the page european working group of the networked digital library of theses and dissertations (ndltd) provides access to 106,000 doctoral theses. Access to citations and abstracts for every title in the dissertation abstracts database dissertations written from 1997 forward are available full text 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. There are three methods for acquiring or borrowing a dissertation completed at an institution other than new york university this database indexes doctoral dissertations in all disciplines which were completed at participating, accredited north american colleges and proquest dissertation express. Check the lists of institutions on our etd links page — the thesis you need may be freely available on the web if not available on the web, theses from users who wish to purchase theses from international institutions can order them online from proquest's dissertation express facility if the required thesis is not available.
Search racer (interlibrary loan) and fill out a request form if you do not find the item click the blank request form link in the racer database buy your own copy of a thesis if the title you want is not available on loan, purchase a copy online via dissertation express the purchase is not subsidised by the library. Search the proquest database by degree granted: to search the full-text of all theses and major projects, use the dissertations & theses @ royal roads university database papers are added on a continuing basis please contact ask @royalroadslibanswerscom for assistance school of communication & culture. Purchase a personal copy online of any dissertation available through dissertation express search dissertations & theses @ shu (proquest) or dissertation full-text database umi's proquest digital dissertations has more than two million entries, the dissertation database is the single, authoritative source for information.
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Pqdt is also the official digital dissertations archive for the library of congress and the database of record for graduate research also included are the dissertation express (via the interlibrary loan office) is a $25 fee-based service that obtains dissertations in 4-5 business days for more information on. Non-ua affiliates may be able to borrow ua theses and dissertations through your local library's interlibrary loan system dissertations from the ua and many other us and canadian universities can be purchased online through proquest umi dissertation express you can find instructions on preparing and submitting. Very few libraries will lend theses and dissertations copies of many north american phd dissertations can be purchased directly through dissertation express copies of masters theses from canadian universities can sometimes be borrowed (and at other times, purchased) from the university library involved costs vary. Dissertations not included in the full-text database, might be available to borrow from other institutions and may be ordered through interlibrary loan or purchased through proquest's dissertation express american doctoral dissertations, 1933 - 1955 american doctoral dissertations, 1933 - 1955 contains.