About ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Database (PQDT)
Coverage: 1997-present (full text - many earlier titles are being added as individual universities make them available); 1861-present (abstracts)
Full Text: in PDF
Description: The Dissertations Abstracts database contains citations for dissertations and theses from institutions in the North America and Europe. Citations for dissertations published from 1980 forward also include abstracts. Citations for master's theses from 1988 forward include abstracts. Titles published from 1997 forward have 24 page previews and are available as full text PDF documents.