We anticipate that this project will be complete in 2014.
Back to top Why are some dissertations/theses embargoed?
PQDT Global now offers abstracts and indexing for approximately 4 million dissertations and theses, with full text (PDFs) for more than 2 million of those works.
Coverage for the database begins in 1637, and full-text coverage is primarily from 1997 forward. S.-content to PQDT Full Text, the predecessor to PQDT Global, for a long time through extensive and longstanding partnerships with graduate institutions in Canada; and PQDT Global now includes dissertations and theses from more than 60 countries.
Primarily, Pro Quest is an archiving and dissemination partner for more than 700 institutions worldwide, enabling the works of their graduate students to become part of the larger scholarly record.
Authors retain the copyright to their work, inclusion in Pro Quest is non-exclusive, and we offer a number of options, including Open Access.
Some older works from Pro Quest Dissertations & Theses that were scanned from bi-tonal microfilm images have reduced quality.
We strive to ensure the best image quality at the time of original filming.
The program started in 1939 with a goal to create a U. Each year, Pro Quest adds more than 130,000 new dissertations and theses to its largest dissertation database, Pro Quest Dissertations & Theses (PQDT) Global.
How much content is contained in the Pro Quest Dissertations & Theses Global?