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ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global


ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global offers access to 5 million citations to dissertations and theses from around the world from 1637 to the present day together with over 2.7 million full text dissertations that are available for download in PDF format. The database offers full text for most of the dissertations added since 1997 and strong retrospective full text coverage for older graduate works. Over 200,000 new dissertations and theses are added to the database each year. Millions of titles are available for purchase.

For more information about the ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global, navigate to the Content Page.

ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global Database is also part of ProQuest One AcademicProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global resides on the ProQuest Platform. For more information about the ProQuest Platform search and display features, see the ProQuest Platform LibGuide.


The Dissertations Bootcamp eLearning Modules are a free resource that help support graduate student planning, writing, and research.


E-Learning Modules

 

ProQuest Dissertations and Theses for the Librarian

Intended for Librarians who want to learn how to use the database's advanced search to support subject area research at their institution. Duration: 2 minutes.


ProQuest Dissertations and Theses for the Student, searching Titles and Languages

This session reviews how Students, both Masters or PhD, can use the database's advanced search to identify known dissertations by title and search/analyze by languages other than English. Duration: 3 minutes.


ProQuest Dissertations and Theses for the Student, searching Names

This session reviews how Students, both Masters or Ph, can use the database's advanced search to identify dissertations of known Authors or Advisors and further refine/analyze them. Duration: 4 minutes.


ProQuest Dissertations and Theses for the Student, Cited References

This session reviews how Students, both Masters or PhD, can use the dissertations to retrieve and explore further the Cited References. Duration: 4 minutes.


ProQuest Dissertations and Theses for the Student, Supplemental Files

This session reviews how Students, both Masters or PhD, can identify dissertations with Supplemental files which may contain useful materials for their graduate work. Duration: 3.5 minutes.


ProQuest Dissertations and Theses for the Student, Subject Searching

This session will show Students, both Masters or PhD, some Search techniques both Basic and Advanced to locate dissertations on a certain topic. Duration: 5.5 minutes.


Webinar Recordings

 

Webinar Title: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses for the Librarian

This session reviews how Librarians can utilize the database to support subject area research.  The session also demonstrates using the database to guide students in research topic selection. Duration:  30 minutes.