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Dissertations and Theses

Screenshot of Dissertation and Theses database web site

Subject/Focus of the Database

Online access to doctoral dissertations and master's theses

Link

http://www.wiu.edu/library/direct/?DIS

Description of Database Content

Dissertations and Theses is a ProQuest database that provides access to over 2.5 million doctoral dissertations and master's thesis. It serves as the official digital dissertations repository for the Library of Congress. Western Illinois University Graduate School master's theses are included in the database, and the Graduate Council and School of Graduate Studies will require electronic submissions beginning Fall 2012.

Search Tips

Searches can be limited to the author, institution, and subject code. Results will also show the number of times the dissertation or thesis was cited in other works.

Cost

$14,370 annually

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