The database includes bibliographic citations for materials ranging from the first U.S. dissertation, accepted in 1861, to those accepted as recently as last semester. Citations for dissertations published from 1980 forward also include 350-word abstracts written by the author. Citations for master's theses from 1988 forward include 150-word abstracts. The full text of more than 1.7 million of these titles is available in paper and microform formats. Institutional subscribers to ProQuest Digital Dissertations receive on-line access to the complete file of dissertations in digital format starting with titles published from 1997 forward. The full text of over 450,000 dissertations is available now at this Web site. Dissertations are available in two formats: Full PDF and TIFF images wrapped in PDF. (Source: Producer and Provider Web Sites)
Dates Covered: 1861 to present, Abstracts since 1980
Update Frequency: Monthly
Producer: ProQuest LLC
Provider: ProQuest LLC
Format: Web site
Access: Available from off campus to current ETSU students, faculty, and staff.