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There are a variety of ways to get theses and dissertations, ranging from searching what Bethel has on the shelf to searching for freely available online theses and dissertations to finding and requesting dissertations through interlibrary loan.

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  • Find examples from Bethel programs
  • Search materials available on our shelves and at partner libraries


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ProQuest Dissertations and Theses Open

  • All theses and dissertations are free online
  • Full-text files included in search results
  • Search includes professional database features like relevancy ranking
  • Excellent coverage of material from big-name U.S. colleges and universities

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search-icon-md.pngTheological Research Exchange Network (TREN)

  • Useful for seminary students
  • Includes D.Min. Theses from Bethel
  • Searches PDF materials available online

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Open Access Theses & Dissertations (OATD)

  • All theses and dissertations are free online
  • Search results contain a URL to the full-text file on college or university websites
  • Includes Canadian, European and other non-U.S. institutions

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Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD)

  • Search results link to the material as shown on that university's site
  • Many university sites provide a free full-text file
  • Some items contain a link to full-text

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WorldCat Dissertations & Theses

  • Includes older theses found in libraries
  • More powerful search with subject terms and advanced options
  • Some items contain a link to full-text

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