Head to the Library's Homepage: www.moreheadstate.edu/library. In the center of the screen, click on the Select a Database drop-down menu. Click on Dissertations & Theses Global.
Once you click on the database title and click the Go button, you will be redirected into the Dissertations & Theses Global database.
Please note: If you are off-campus, you will need to log into the database with your MSU ID# and password.
Type in your search terms. You can search for titles, authors, and topics with this search box.
The database will provide suggested topics you can use to search.
Review your search results. Be sure to note whether the item is available in full text or not. Click on the Citation/Abstract option or the Preview option to find out more about the item.
Dissertations can be large files, so only click on the full-text dissertation when you are ready to read the full document.
When reviewing the Citation/Abstract, you will have access to the PDF Preview and Full-text options.
The database will also give you the option to email, print, and cite the citation and abstract. To print portions of the dissertation, you must open the PDF document and use the PDF controls.
If the dissertation is not available in the database, you a few options.