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Dissertations and Theses Global

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Largest repository of graduate dissertations and theses
5 million works; grows by 200,000 each year
International - content from universities in nearly 100 countries
Accessed by thousands of institutions

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Overview

ProQuest Dissertation & Theses Global is the world's most comprehensive curated collection of dissertations and theses from around the world, offering 5 million citations and 2.5 million full-text works from thousands of universities all over the world. 

For examples of quality research featured in PQDT Global, see the most-accessed dissertations and theses.

  • Content Type: Dissertations and Theses

Complete Your Collection

Dissertations and theses complete your library collection by surfacing original research that can often be the only source of information on a given topic.

Simplify Searching with a Single Unified Access Point for Dissertations and Theses

Comprehensive historic and ongoing coverage from universities ensures effective, efficient results.

International Coverage

PQDT Global includes content from more than 3,000 institutions all over the world, including the world's top universities.

Offer Critical Support for Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

In disciplines where journals are not the primary form of scholarly communication, dissertations offer access to significant primary research that is not published in any other format and they surface seminal ideas from notable scholars.

Enhance Research in the Sciences

Dissertations provide additional context for research published in journals or conference proceedings while surfacing hard to find information such as negative results.

Add a New Dimension to Literature Reviews

Dissertations are an important and valuable tool for literature reviews, with deep coverage and extensive bibliographies that surface sources and ideas that would otherwise be missed.

Expose Research in Depth

Audio, video, data, survey instruments, and other types of digital files are included for thousands of works.

Reduce Library ILL Costs

Reduce resources and costs to gain access to dissertations and theses.

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