The Proquest Dissertations and Theses database indexes graduate and postgraduate research from academic institutions worldwide.
Citation information is available for:
This database can also be a good resource when you are looking for a copy of an inventory or other instrument for your research. Search for inventories or instruments by:
Since dissertations from the past 20 years include an extensive preview, you can check the table of contents or appendices to see if the author has included a copy of the research tool, if it looks promising, Interlibrary Loan the complete dissertation.
Find links below for both Proquest Dissertations & Theses database and for Worldcat
Sometimes academic institutions host Institutional Repositories to allow free access to their scholarly output like the UND Scholarly Commons.
Try searching Google Scholar or the other resources on this guide to find dissertations and theses.
Please follow the instructions on the Interlibrary Loan page. Register for an ILL account if this is the first time using ILL.
Please allow at least a 10 working day turnaround for your thesis or dissertation request.
Do not enter an index entry for Dissertation Abstracts International (found in many databases) which looks like this: