Researchers can request theses not yet available electronically, which will be scanned and made freely available.
DATAD: Database of African Theses and Dissertations Abstracts and bibliographic information on theses and dissertations held at participating African institutions Dissertations of China A comprehensive database of masters', doctoral, and post-doctoral dissertations from China, this resource contains full-text, abstracts, or other descriptive information on dissertations from key Chinese research institutions from 1986 onward.
This guide provides information about locating dissertations and theses, both those completed at Stanford University and those from other universities.
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Pro Quest Dissertations and Theses Formerly Pro Quest Digital Dissertations, this database indexes doctoral dissertations from 1861 to the present, with abstracts since 1980.
A number of master's theses are also indexed, with abstracts since 1988.However, dissertations can be lent to institutions; see information for borrowing institutions.For UCLA dissertations, search the UCLA Library Catalog: The UCLA Library creates a vibrant nexus of ideas, collections, expertise, and spaces in which users illuminate solutions for local and global challenges.British Library ETh OS The British Library's electronic theses online service aims to provide a single point of access to all theses produced by UK higher education.It currently contains more than 250,000 records, with 25,000 open-access theses available for immediate download.If the thesis or dissertation was filed in a digital format (this option was available starting in November 2009) it may not be indexed in the Dissertations & Theses @ Stanford database, but it will be available through a direct link in the Search Works record and from Google.If the student opted for embargo restrictions, some of or the entire dissertation may not be available for up to five years after the submission date.Center for Research Libraries (CRL) Foreign Dissertations Search the CRL catalog for foreign dissertations already held at the center.If a foreign dissertation is not at CRL, the UCLA Library's interibrary loan service can request that CRL acquire it for your use.Melvyl Search Melvyl for theses and dissertations from institutions around the world.UCLA students, faculty, and staff can request non-UCLA dissertations via interlibrary loan by clicking the request button in the item record.