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For U of M Theses & Dissertations:

Electronic Thesis & Dissertation (ETD) Repository of the University of Memphis: provides full text of open access University of Memphis dissertations and theses as authorized by their writers. Some titles are restricted to authorized University of Memphis users, and there are some titles which are currently embargoed. Includes dissertations and theses submitted in Spring/Summer 2010, with mandatory submission from Fall 2010 to present. 

U of M Libraries' Preservation and Special Collections Department is home to an archival set of all theses and dissertations filed at the University of Memphis up until 2010. 

Current Research at the University of Memphis: This database provides citations and abstracts of dissertations submitted by the U of M and published in UMI's Dissertation Abstracts database. 24 page previews of U of M dissertations published after 1996 with free downloads in fulltext. (For references to older material, use Dissertation Abstracts or WorldCat Dissertations and Theses.) Coverage: 1996-present.

For Access to Theses & Dissertations World-wide:

The database ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global (PQDT)  includes citations and full-text files of dissertations and theses from around the world, ranging from 1861 to those accepted last semester. Dissertations published from 1980 forward include 350-word abstracts; master's theses from 1988 forward include 150-word abstracts. Digital dissertations and theses are archived as submitted by the degree-granting institution. Some will be native PDF, some PDF image.

To access PQDT, start at the Libraries' homepage:
Type ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global in the search box 
and click the small arrow on the right:


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