Where can I find old dissertations?

You can search by subject or type of work which is very helpful.

  • EBSCO. EBSCO Open Dissertations offers access to more than 1.4 million electronic theses and dissertations from more than 320 colleges and universities around the world absolutely free of charge.
  • Princeton University Library.

How do I find a dissertation published?

You can find dissertations on a topic by using the ProQuest Dissertations database and doing a keyword search. Tip: The ProQuest Dissertations databases provides access to dissertations from many colleges and universities around the world, including Walden. Most dissertations after 1997 are available in full text.

Are all dissertations publicly available?

No thesis or dissertation may be classified or otherwise restricted in circulation except in time of national emergency on specific authorization of the General Committee. There may be times when the content of a thesis or dissertation will be fully or partially published elsewhere, or includes patentable technology.

Where can I download dissertations?

You may also need to search individual university repositories directly.

  • ADT(Australasian Digital Theses Program)
  • American Doctoral Dissertations.
  • DART-Europe E-theses Portal.
  • Ebsco Open Dissertations.
  • EThOS (from the British Library)
  • Indian Institute of Science.
  • Indian Theses and Dissertations (Shodhganga)

How long should a dissertation be?

100 to 300 pages
Length. Most dissertations are 100 to 300 pages in length. All dissertations should be divided into appropriate sections, and long dissertations may need chapters, main divisions, and subdivisions.

How do I get a doctoral dissertation?

Search online for the title. The Center for Research Libraries’ Dissertations database includes many non-US theses. WorldCat describes many masters’ & PhD theses. Use “Advanced Search” and limit to subtype “thesis/dissertation.”

Can a dissertation be published?

The process may seem daunting, but publishing your dissertation is doable if you follow some simple steps. Although finishing your dissertation may be the final hurdle to completing your doctorate, getting it published may be an important step toward your career as a psychologist.

Who owns a dissertation?

In the US, most university students retain the copyright for their thesis. Often they are required to grant the university and/or ProQuest a non-exclusive license to distribute the thesis, but without giving up copyright.