Saturday, July 1, 2006

Research Information Bulletin--July 2006
New Database

The TWU Libraries' database Dissertation Abstracts Online is the authoritative source for information about doctoral dissertations and master's theses. Combined with ProQuest Digital Dissertations, the database provides access to the full text of more than 600,000 dissertations.

Dissertation Abstracts

  • Provides access to the works of authors from over 1,000 graduate schools and universities
  • Includes bibliographic citations for materials ranging from the first U.S. dissertation, accepted in 1861, to those accepted as recently as last semester
  • Adds more than 47,000 new dissertations and 12,000 new theses to the database each year

ProQuest Digital Dissertations

  • Provides access to dissertations and theses in digital format
  • More than 600,000 are available in PDF formats for immediate download

Go to TWU Library
Click on the Research Tab
Choose Databases A-Z
Select Dissertation Abstracts Online & ProQuest Digital Dissertations
from the A-Z Database List
Login with your Portal Username and Password
Begin searching

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