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ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global: About

A guide to all aspects of ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global including content, searching, and viewing results.

Welcome

What is ProQuest Dissertations & Thesis Global?

ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global offers access to 4 million citations to dissertations and theses from around the world from 1861 to the present day together with over two million full text dissertations that are available for download in PDF format. This database 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 titles related to their scholarly interests
  • Instant access to high-quality, multidisciplinary research materials
  • Cross-searching with journal and other content types on the ProQuest platform

ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global is the official dissertations repository for the Library of Congress, more than 3,000 contributing Institutions and 130,000 works added annually. The database includes bibliographic citations for materials ranging from the first U.S. dissertation, accepted in 1861 as well as European dissertations back from the 17th century, to those accepted as recently as last semester. 

Publication Types

  • Doctoral Dissertations
  • Master's Theses