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Scholars Junction

MSU's institutional repository houses theses and dissertations by MSU students.


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EBSCO Open Dissertations

EBSCO Open Dissertations is a free database with records for more than 1.4 million electronic theses and dissertations from more than 320 universities around the world.

WorldCat Dissertations and Theses

This database provides fast and convenient access to the dissertations and theses available in OCLC member libraries. Many theses are available electronically, at no charge, directly from the publishing institution.

Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD)

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