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Using Dissertation for Literature Reviews
Dissertations can be an excellent way to find recent Literature reviews on your topic. Using our Dissertation databases, you can either search for a known dissertation on your topic, or conduct a subject search (like you work in a normal database).
Dissertations and Masters Theses Global (ProQuest)
Maintains citations, abstracts, and full text of dissertations from 1997 to the present along with citations and abstracts for selected masters theses from 1962 to the present. Includes subject, title, and author indexing to U.S. dissertations from 1861 to the present.
Portland State University's Digital Repository, PDXScholar, preserves the University's research, unique resources, and other scholarly output with the goal of providing persistent, access to that work.
Dissertations and Theses Open (PQDT Open)
This repository holds the full text of open access dissertations and theses. The authors of these dissertations and theses have chosen open access publication of their works, thus providing free access from the Internet.