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Why Look for Dissertations or Theses?
Locating other dissertations and theses can be a great way of not only finding out what other scholars have done for research in the area you are considering but also examining the sources that they have cited in their literature reviews on that topic.
Locating Dissertations and Theses
Dissertations and Theses
Access to more than 2.7 million entries, the most comprehensive collection of doctoral dissertations and master's theses in the world. Full text for most dissertations since 1997 with 1.2 million full text dissertations available for download in PDF format. Approximately 70,000 new dissertations and theses are added each year.
Example: I need dissertations on the topic of the influence of emotional intelligence on leadership effectiveness.
- Click Advanced Search
- Type leadership into the first box and change the pull-down menu from Anywhere to Anywhere except full-text-ALL
- Type effectiveness or performance into the next line
- Click +Add a row
- Type emotional intelligence into the third box
- Click Search