Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Full Text Dissertations

We can now access the full text (in PDF format) from over 900,000 dissertations from the United States and Canada.
With more than 2.4 million entries, the ProQuest Dissertations & Theses (PQDT) database is the most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses in the world. UMI offers over 2 million titles for purchase in microfilm or paper formats. More than 930,000 are available in PDF format for immediate free download, and an average of 2,000 new PDFs are added to the database each week.
Note that some of the documents are HUGE. This dissertation in astrophysics from Princeton is about 54 MB.

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