Ethics: Dissertations

Guide to information resources for ethics.

What is a Dissertation?

A dissertation is required of doctoral study; it is a lengthy, formal document that presents new research, and that argues in defense of a particular thesis.  

Image Source:  Sir James Mackintosh.  1862.  Google Books.  Public Domain. 

Dissertations can be useful for in-depth research.

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Request a dissertation via Interlibrary Loan, or ILLiad.  ILLiad is a service that will provide you with materials that LVC does not own. 

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WorldCat Dissertations will provide a Request an item through ILLiad link on each of the results you find.

You can also request a dissertation via ILLiad from the library's homepage.

With ILLiad, you'll either get a PDF of the dissertation sent to you electronically, or a hard copy that will need to be returned.