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Dissertations & Theses


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Description

Dissertations & Theses provides title, author, and subject access to virtually every U.S. dissertation; the database also provides access to thousands of Canadian dissertations and U.S. master's theses, and since 1988 selected access to British and European dissertations. Dissertations published from 1980 forward include 350-word abstracts, written by the author (abstracts for dissertations published before 1980 are available in the printed Dissertation Abstracts back to 1938). Citations for master's theses from 1988 forward include 150-word abstracts. Contains leads to citations to over 2 million doctoral dissertations and master's theses from more than 1,000 North American and European graduate schools. Abstracts to doctoral dissertions from 1980 forward & for master's theses from 1988 forward. Free full-text of most University at Buffalo dissertations published after January 1997. Full-text of many non-UB digital dissertations published after January 1997.

NOTE: Dissertations & Theses offers free downloading of University at Buffalo dissertations published after January 1997, as well as the full-text of many non-UB digital dissertations published since 1997. To download dissertations, click on "Free Download" and follow instructions.

IMPORTANT: Dissertations & Theses' shopping cart option offers you the opportunity to purchase paper or microform copies of dissertations. The University at Buffalo Libraries are not responsible for any charges you may incur.

REMEMBER: Many UB and non-UB dissertations 1997+ can be downloaded for free. You can use Interlibrary Loan to have us try to get a library copy of any non-UB dissertation that you would like to borrow. To borrow a UB dissertation from our collection, do an author or title search in our UB Library Catalog to get a library location and call number.


Dates Covered

From the first U.S. dissertation in 1861 to those accepted as recently as last semester; Updated monthly.


Print Counterpart

Dissertation Abstracts
Lockwood Ref (Index Area)
CALL NUMBER: Z 5055 U55 A53

Masters Abstracts

Lockwood Ref
CALL NUMBER: Z 5055 U5 A5 


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Last Update

4/9/2013