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Dissertations written from 1997 forward are available full text.
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Please contact us via telephone or e-mail, and we will respond shortly after the Service Desk re-opens.Call 1-800.521.3042 or order a dissertation online.If Pro Quest does not have a copy of one of our doctoral dissertations, please contact the University of Chicago Dissertation Office.Over 2.1 million titles are available for purchase as printed copies.The database offers full text for most of the dissertations added since 1997 and strong retrospective full text coverage for older graduate works.You might also search World Cat to see if the dissertation you need is held by a nearby library.The University of Chicago Library will lend most University of Chicago dissertations and theses deposited before Summer 2009.If the Library holds a paper copy of a dissertation or thesis from another institution, a record will appear in the Library Catalog. Dissertations from other countries may be available from the Center for Research Libraries.If you have current borrowing privileges at the University of Chicago Library, you may place an interlibrary loan request to borrow dissertations that are not available through the Library.Dissertations and master's theses can be great tools for uncovering research that has been done in a field.This guide contains links to help users locate disserations and theses, both national and international.