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Borrowing Theses and Dissertations From Other Libraries
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Virginia Tech has been a worldwide leader in ETD initiatives for more than 20 years. On January 1, 1997 VT was the to require ETDs. Our mission is to preserve and provide access to the research and scholarship of Virginia Tech's graduate students. Many, but not all, of our traditionally bound theses and dissertations have been scanned and are also availble in A dissertation (also called thesis or disquisition) is a document that presents the author's research and findings and is submitted in support of candidature for a degree or professional qualification. Theses have been published at Virginia Tech since 1903. Theses and dissertations have been submitted electronically since 1996, with most of these freely available online. The Virginia Tech Libraries owns few theses or dissertations published at other colleges and universities; expect to obtain most of these documents via . In addition to the search tools referenced below, most subject specific databases (like PsycInfo, Sociological Abstracts, and Engineering Village) will provide citations for theses and dissertations in their covered fields.The Emory Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETD) Repository is ajoint initiative launched by the Emory University Libraries,the Laney Graduate School, and EmoryCollege.The indexes citations, abstracts, and full-text theses and dissertations from around the world. Many are available in full text through this database (otherwise you may be able to request a copy through ). Early 1900s-present.