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On this page we have gathered together the best sources for finding dissertations. The resources presented are:

  • ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global - Always use this first!
  • Duquesne University Electronic Theses & Dissertations (ETDs)
  • QuickSearch: The Gumberg Library Online Catalog - for older theses and dissertations
  • NDLTD: Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations
  • OATD: Open Access Theses and Dissertations
  • WorldCat
  • Subject-Specific Databases that Index Dissertations
  • Links to databases of theses and dissertations by country/continent
  • Information on how to get dissertations not available for free online or at the Gumberg Library

On this page we not only provide links to these resources, but tips on using some of them.

Use the tabs that run across the top of the page to access the different resources.

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