Indexes doctoral dissertations accepted at accredited U.S. institutions since 1861. It selectively covers Master's Theses, Canadian dissertations, and British and other European dissertations going back to 1637. Nearly half of the records link to the full-text document.
covers the complete range of academic subjects appearing in dissertations accepted at accredited institutions
Dates of Coverage:
1637 to present (for selected British and European dissertations)
1861 to present (for indexing of U.S. dissertations)
July 1980 to present (for dissertations with abstracts)
January 1988 to present (for Master's Theses with abstracts)
1997 to present (for the full-text of most dissertations)
2013 to present (for indexing and full-text of theses produced at Morehead State University)
more than 2,700,000 records
more than 1.200.000 full-text documents
This is a largest multi-disciplinary database to which an academic library can subscribe. It contains 9,000 full-text journals (with 7,850 of them peer-reviewed). Searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,400 journals.
Dates of Coverage:
varies by title (1665 is the earliest year covered)
varies by title
more than 1,100 journals
There is a gap, typically from 1 to 5 years, between the most recently published journal issue and the back issues available in JSTOR. Arts & Sciences I -- Includes the back runs of 119 titles in 15 disciplines. Arts & Sciences II -- Includes the back runs of 128 titles in 27 disciplines. Arts & Sciences III -- Focused on the arts and humanities, contains 150 titles. Arts & Sciences IV -- Contains 100 titles in Law, Psychology, and Public Policy as well as some Business and Education titles. Arts & Sciences V -- Has titles in philosophy, history, classics, religion, art and art history, and language and literature. Arts & Sciences VI -- With 120 titles, extends coverage in disciplines across the social sciences, with clusters focused in economics, education, linguistics, political science, and area studies. Arts & Sciences VII -- Has over 180 titles across thirty-five disciplines in History, Political Science, Sociology, Art and Art History, Language, Literature, and Health Policy. Arts & Sciences VIII -- With 140 titles, this collection includes journals in history, language & literature, art & art history, and education, philosophy, classical studies, and music. Life Sciences Collection -- At its completion, it will comprise a minimum of 160 titles spanning disciplines in the biological, health, and general sciences.