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Dissertations & Theses

Dissertations and Theses (Dissertation Abstracts)  
Graduate dissertations from North American and selected European graduate schools and universities.
Doctoral dissertations: 1980-- Masters, 1988 --  Full text of most dissertations since 1997.
Search: thesis advisor, topic or title term, author, and other fields
Coverage: 1861 - present

Dissertations and Theses at University of California
Dissertations from a UC Berkeley department: Search OskiCat: keywords berkeley dissertations <department name>.
Example: berkeley dissertations nutrition
berkeley dissertations integrative biology
berkeley dissertations botany

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