The University of Chicago Library will lend most University of Chicago dissertations and theses deposited before Summer 2009.
See the Library's Interlibrary Loan lending policies to learn more about borrowing material.
By putting dissertations in a virtual space that is curated by another entity, institutions can free up institutional server space and staff time for other uses, he said.
“I don’t have a problem with this system being the default arrangement, but I think students should have the option to decline,” said Anderson.
You can search for University of Chicago dissertations by entering 0330 in the School name/code--SCH field.
You might also search World Cat to see if the dissertation you need is held by a nearby library.It is produced by Pro Quest and was formerly known as Pro Quest Digital Dissertations.The bibliographic database (without full-text dissertations) is known as Dissertations Abstracts or Dissertations Abstracts International. He defended his dissertation proposal, “Ethics Education in the Undergraduate Curriculum: An Action Research Analysis,” earlier this year.“One would think that I was Oliver Twist asking for more porridge or I had said that I was writing my opus in crayon,” he wrote.Many college and university libraries subscribe to Pro Quest Dissertations & Theses Full Text.If you have access, connect to the dissertation database from your library's website and then go to the Advanced Search page.Copies of most University of Chicago dissertations and some early theses may be purchased through Pro Quest Dissertations Publishing.Call 1-800.521.3042 or order a dissertation online.If Pro Quest does not have a copy of one of our doctoral dissertations, please contact the University of Chicago Dissertation Office.Rob Schlesinger is not your typical college student. In an article published on the blog last month, Schlesinger wrote of the shock he felt upon learning that all doctoral students at Manhattanville are required to submit their dissertations to an online database run by for-profit library services company Pro Quest.