BIO 324: Invertebrate Physiology: Dissertations

Professor Wolfe, Spring 2014

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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.  

Asterias rubens

Dissertations can be useful for in-depth research.

Image source: Hans Hillewaert. CC-BY-SA-3.0.  Wikimedia Commons. Asterias rubens.  1 Pyloric stomach; 2 Intestine; 3 Rectal gland; 4 Stone canal; 5 Madreporite; 6 Pyloric duct; 7 Pyloric cecum; 8 Cardiac stomach; 9 Gonad; 10 Ambulacral plates; 11 Ampullae.

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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.