Proquest Dissertation Database
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The program started in 1939 with a goal to create a U. Each year, Pro Quest adds more than 130,000 new dissertations and theses to its largest dissertation database, Pro Quest Dissertations & Theses (PQDT) Global.Once you select the link, you will have an option to search for terms containing the word you have entered or beginning with the word you have entered.From there you can click on the subject terms to show the relationships with other terms.The list of languages will vary depending on the databases you are currently searching.Additional or altogether different limits may appear depending on the databases that you have chosen to search.Use the Advanced Search to create a more structured query, searching across different fields.Enter your search term, then use the pull-down menus to the right to select the search fields you want to target, and between each row select Boolean operators to connect your search terms.Coverage for the database begins in 1637, and full-text coverage is primarily from 1997 forward. S.-content to PQDT Full Text, the predecessor to PQDT Global, for a long time through extensive and longstanding partnerships with graduate institutions in Canada; and PQDT Global now includes dissertations and theses from more than 60 countries.All of these graduate works are carefully indexed to enable convenient search and discovery by the scholarly community and researchers of all kinds. As the scholarly community has become increasingly global, Pro Quest has continued to increase its focus on developing partnerships with universities and national associations to archive and disseminate dissertations from around the world. Content growth for PQDT Global is being driven by a multiyear program of partnerships with academic institutions and national associations.Our partnerships with universities have been key to expanding the reach and impact of graduate works.By working together, the visibility of both the institution and its Ph D dissertation production are enhanced in the worldwide research community.