Patristics: Dissertations/Theses

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Dissertations and Theses

Dissertations and Theses

This database contains bibliographic records for more than 2 million doctoral dissertations and master's theses. Also included is the full text content for nearly 900,000 dissertations. Includes extensive coverage of North American graduate schools, with coverage of some European universities beginning in 1989. Full text of dissertations from Marquette University are included.

Marquette University Doctoral Dissertations

This database is a subset of Dissertations and Theses and ONLY includes full-text dissertations that were issued from Marquette University.

Dissertations - CRL Foreign Doctoral Dissertations; from Center for Research Libraries

The Center for Research Libraries in Chicago has the largest collection of dissertations from foreign universities in North America.  These dissertations are readily available through Interlibrary Loan. The Web site linked here takes you to CRL's online catalog of the dissertations.  Be sure to read the introductory information on the site, because there are special search features and because their cataloging is ongoing.  Thus all their holdings are not accessible here, though you can use other means to locate uncatalogued material.

For additional lists of dissertations and theses databases, see the Dissertations and Theses Database Listing.