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Middle East & Islamic Studies Databases for Research: Dissertations & Theses

Listing major online databases, full-text or indexes to full-text sources, for the study of the Middle East and Islam.

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Middle East & Islam Theses

General Guides to Dissertations & Theses

  • Cornell Theses and Dissertations by Academic Discipline  Searching the library catalog for theses and dissertations within a specific department can be tricky. Thesis Tool allows you to choose from a list of academic disciplines, and view the matching items in the library catalog.
  • ProQuest Dissertations and Theses With more than 2 million entries, PQD&T is the single, central, authoritative resource for information about doctoral dissertations and master's theses. Dissertations published from 1980 forward include 350-word abstracts written by the author. Master's theses published from 1988 forward include 150-word abstracts. UMI offers over 1.8 million titles for purchase in microfilm or paper formats. More than 600,000 are available in native or image PDF formats for immediate free download. Coverage begin in 1861 to the present.
  • Foreign Doctoral Dissertations --Center for Research Libraries
  • Find Open Access Dissertations and Theses