To search for dissertations around the world, you’ll need to use WorldCat. In the past, getting to Dissertation Abstracts Online meant linking directly to OCLC’s Dissertation Abstracts database from the library Databases page. That database no longer exists in OCLC, so read on for instructions to search for dissertations in OCLC/WorldCat.
: For some years you mayneed to search the Online Catalog for a paper copy. The Illinois library should have at least onecopy of all dissertations deposited at Illinois prior to 2010. A non-circulating archival copy(prior to 2010) is held in the , but a circulating copy can often be located in other libraries. To beginsearching for dissertations, use the Advanced Search in our to search by author, title,subject or department.
In several sites, You can search dissertation's catalog
Finding free samples of dissertation abstracts online is super easier but there are some things that you can do to find better samples of abstracts. The first thing you can do it to narrow your search by the kind of dissertation abstract you are write (Master’s, Doctoral, etc.), then you can search the general subject or topic that your dissertation will be on, and if you really want to find good ones, you can search dissertation abstracts from your school because they will have the most accurate examples to use. This doesn’t mean that other place won’t have accurate results because there are tons of sites out there that have great examples that you can use.