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The Purdue University Libraries collects, preserves, and provides access to dissertations as original works of scholarship in conjunction with doctorates awarded by the University.
For those entries not full-text, 24-page previews are available.
For non full-text entries and possible borrowing of non-Purdue titles, consult Interlibrary Loan.
A special issue of Focus on Global Resources describes CRL's extensive collection of foreign dissertations.
Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations This international organization promotes the adoption, creation, use, dissemination, and preservation of electronic analogues to traditional paper-based theses and dissertations in order to more effectively share knowledge.It offers a comprehensive listing of bibliographic entries for theses and dissertations in the Dissertation Abstracts database.Theses and dissertations listed since 1997 are available in PDF digital format for users affiliated with Purdue University with access to theses and dissertations from CIC institutions.British Library ETh OS The British Library's electronic theses online service aims to provide a single point of access to all theses produced by UK higher education.It currently contains more than 250,000 records, with 25,000 open-access theses available for immediate download.Many are available electronically at no charge from the publishing institution.UCLA students, faculty, and staff can request non-UCLA dissertations via interlibrary loan.However, dissertations can be lent to institutions; see information for borrowing institutions.For UCLA dissertations, search the UCLA Library Catalog: The UCLA Library creates a vibrant nexus of ideas, collections, expertise, and spaces in which users illuminate solutions for local and global challenges.The original paper copies do not circulate and must be viewed in Archives and Special Collections.These can be requested through the Libraries catalog using this web address: https://purdue.edu/ Please log in to request your item. You will receive a confirmation email when the item is ready along with directions to the Archives.