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Finding non-MBTS Dissertations
Search these databases:
- WorldCat Dissertations and Theses --***START HERE*** (Canvas login required) Subset of Worldcat's worldwide database, limiting search results to theses and dissertations. (For sorting by date, see Worldcat and limit search to dissertations and theses.
- ProQuest Dissertations and Theses- A--Full Text repository of dissertations and theses in the fields of humanities (including religion) and social sciences
- Proquest Psychology Journals Includes full text Proquest/UMI dissertations in the field of psychology for the years 2000-2006. (Blackboard login required)
- PQDT Open (Proquest Dissertations and Theses)--Doctoral works (mostly PhD) from Dissertation Express which the authors have opted to make freely available.
- OATD- Open Access Theses and Dissertations-access to graduate works from over 1000 colleges, universities, and research institutions around the world.
- Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD)--"international organization dedicated to promoting the adoption, creation, use, dissemination, and preservation of electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs)." Many but not all listed are open access.
- EThOS- (British Library) doctoral theses from many schools in the UK. Free but requires registration.
- Individual Institution Open Access --Some degree granting institutions offer access to a limited number of their dissertations. Here are some examples:
SEARCH/PURCHASE--Before purchasing, contact Midwestern Library to either arrange for interlibrary loan of print format or MBTS purchase of PDF format.