HIS 250: Historian's Craft: Dissertations

Professor Michael Schroeder, Fall 2017.

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.  


 Dissertations can be useful for in-depth research.

Image source:  Google Books.  1837.  Public domain.

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

WorldCat Dissertations will provide a Request from LVC Tipasa link on each of the results you find.

You can also request a dissertation from the Interlibrary Loan link on the library's homepage.

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