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ETD Submission of Your Thesis or Dissertation: Overview

ETDs: Electronic Theses and Dissertations

Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETD), the practice of publishing academic works digitally, enables students to submit their theses or dissertations through ProQuest ETD Administrator. All documents must be submitted in Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF).

For more information about the ProQuest Electronic Submissions, check out the ProQuest ETD Administrator site at 

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Example of the Submission Process

Lincoln University created this youtube video to demonstrate the author submission process for ProQuest ETD.

ProQuest Tutorial Sites

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Searching for Dissertations

ProQuest Dissertations Full-text 
Full-text coverage for many dissertations and theses after 1997 plus online abstracts since July 1980. Includes citations for over 2 million dissertations and theses in all subject areas from around the world, including doctoral dissertations from 1861-present, and masters theses from 1988 to the present. Also provides twenty-four page previews, where available.