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Dissertations & Theses
Dissertations and Theses (Dissertation Abstracts) UCB access only 1861-present Covers dissertations and theses from U.S. institutions.
UC Berkeley Dissertations
To locate sample dissertations from a specific UC Berkeley department, search
OskiCat for the keywords berkeley dissertations <department name>. Examples: berkeley dissertations environmental science policy and management berkeley dissertations mechanical engineering
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