To search for electronic theses and dissertations, go to "Advanced search" and select "Thesis" from the "Format" options.
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OATD currently indexes 4,517,398 theses and dissertations.
Browse electronic theses and dissertations from over 30 participating colleges and universities in the state of Ohio.
The database offers full text for most of the dissertations added since 1997 and strong retrospective full text coverage for older graduate works.
Over 200,000 new dissertations and theses are added to the database each year.
Doctoral students may elect to submit their dissertations to Pro Quest Dissertation Abstracts for processing and distribution.
Authors choosing this option may access the Pro Quest Dissertation Publishing – Authors site for more information or to obtain the appropriate agreement form.