Dissertations from UGA
Electronic Theses & Dissertations @ UGA--Alternative Name(s) & Keywords: University of Georgia Electronic Theses and Dissertations (Find this database in GALILEO) -- Partial coverage 1999-.; full coverage Fall 2001-
This database provides access to Dissertations and Theses completed at the University of Georgia.
Note: Some authors restrict access to their electronic thesis or dissertation to on-campus users only for 5 years after graduation. If affiliated with UGA, view them on campus or through the vLAB service. A collection of the theses and dissertations submitted electronically to the Graduate School at the University of Georgia from the summer of 1999 onwards.
Earlier UGA dissertations may be found in the Libraries' catalog, GIL. (libs.uga.edu) Search by author, advisor(S), subject, title and more, just as you would search for a book.ProQuest Dissertations & Theses in GALILEO
DO NOT PAY FOR DISSERTATIONS UNTIL YOU HAVE TALKED WITH INTERLIBRARY LOAN. ILL CAN USUALLY BORROW THEM FOR FREE.
From the ProQuest Dissertations & Theses entry in the GALILEO list:--- ProQuest Dissertations & Theses covers dissertations accepted at accredited U.S. institutions since 1861. Approximately 47,000 new dissertations and 12,000 new theses are added to the database each year. It selectively covers masters theses, Canadian dissertations, British, and other international dissertations. Abstracts are included for dissertations beginning July 1980 and for masters theses beginning spring 1988. For dissertations done in 1997 and later, full text is PDF form of some titles is available.
Interlibrary Loan can usually borrow the dissertation in which you're interested. For FREE. So, unless you have a burning desire to own someone else's dissertation, don't add it to "your cart", but request to borrow it with the help of Interlibrary Loan. From the ILL page click on the link for the request form (right side of the page). Please provide our colleagues with as much information as possible.
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