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Overall dates of coverage: 1861 - present
Dissertation & Theses offers citations to more than 90 percent of the
doctoral dissertations accepted each year in North America. The database
also covers thousands of dissertations and theses from around the globe.
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1980 includes a 350-word abstract written by the author. Master's theses
published since 1988 include 150-word abstracts. Bibliographic citations
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