Proquest llc is an ann arbor, michigan-based global information-content and technology company, founded in 1938 as university microfilms by eugene b powerproquest provides applications and products for libraries its resources and tools support research and learning, publishing and dissemination, and the acquisition, management and discovery of library collections. About pqdt open dissertations and theses free of charge you can quickly and easily locate dissertations and theses relevant to your discipline, and view the complete text in pdf format. With more than 4 million entries, proquest dissertations & theses global is the most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses in the world proquest dissertations & theses global allows: graduate students to consult the database to make sure their proposed thesis or dissertation topics have not already been written about students, faculty, and other researchers to search for.
Proquest dissertations and theses (pqdt) is an online database that indexes, abstracts, and provides full-text access to dissertations and thesesthe database includes over 24 million records and covers 1637 to the present it is produced by proquest and was formerly known as proquest digital dissertationsthe bibliographic database (without full-text dissertations) is known as dissertations. The full text of more than a million dissertations from other universities from 1997 to the present, with selected theses and dissertations prior to 1997 the full text of all university of arkansas dissertations from 1989 to the present, with a number of older dissertations also available.
« back | search now coverage dates: 1637 to present update frequency: ongoing dissertation abstracts (proquest dissertations and theses) covers dissertations accepted at accredited us institutions since 1861, and thousands of new dissertations and theses are added each year for dissertations done in 1997 and later, pdfs of some titles are available. The largest collection of electronic theses and dissertations available worldwide, proquest dissertations & theses global includes 4 million works from more than 3,000 universities, and adds more than 130,000 works annually. Proquest dissertations and theses global (pqdt global) is the world's most comprehensive collection of full-text dissertations and theses and is the official digital dissertations archive for the library of congress. Businesses proquest was founded as a microfilm publisher it began publishing doctoral dissertations in 1939, has published more than 3 million searchable dissertations and theses, [non-primary source needed] and is designated as an offsite digital archive for the united states library of congress [non-primary source needed] the company's scholarly content includes dissertations and theses.
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