As the official digital dissertations archive of the Library of Congress, PQDT is the place to go for over a million dissertations and theses.

A link to the database. The database can also be found on the library’s database lists!

  • Millions of searchable citations
  • Over 2.1 million titles available for purchase in print
  • More than 70,000 new full-text dissertations and theses each year
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  • Dissertations since July 1980 have 350-word abstracts
  • Theses since 1988 have 150-word theses
  • Bibliographic citations dating from 1637

The dissertations and theses in PQDT are multidisciplinary, meaning all majors can find helpful information!