ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global

ProQuest Dissertation & Theses Global is a comprehensive collection of multi-disciplinary dissertations and theses from around the world. It provides access to over 5 million citations and 2.7 million full-text PDFs from over 4,000 universities and programs.

No matter what kind of research you’re doing, ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global gives you access to current, cutting edge research long before it’s published in other databases. Whether you’re conducting competitor or prior art research for a client or looking for early stage pharmaceutical research, ProQuest Dissertations & Theses can help.  

And by accessing ProQuest Dissertations & Theses on the Dialog platform, you can take advantage of our precision search features, flexible pricing options and breadth of other content databases. 

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Overview of ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global

Over 5 million works available in ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global…

…comprising 2.7 million searchable full-text PDFs dating back to 1743

2.6 million total works in the Sciences and Engineering Collection 

Millions of works not available on the open web or via academic institutions

Works from 4,198 universities and programs are included in the database

With ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global on the Dialog platform, the world’s most comprehensive collection of dissertations can be accessed through a search platform uniquely designed for the needs of business and professional researchers. Using precision search of the full text, you can discover early stage research and prior art as never before.

Dissertations and theses can provide the missing link for researchers, often acting as the first published source for new concepts and areas of study. And, dissertations are cross-disciplinary in scope encompassing almost all areas of science and technology. Whether your focus is on discovering scientific research at the earliest stage or identifying prior art early in the patenting process, Dialog offers powerful capabilities to facilitate your research. What’s more, only a fraction of the dissertations available on ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global are available in other sources.

Searching ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global on Dialog

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Search ProQuest Dissertations & Theses with Precision Search Features

Dialog allows users to perform cross-database searches, download results, save searches and create custom reports, all in a single interface. This helps improve collaboration and enables organisations to create custom search workflows that meet their specific requirements. 

In addition, search results are provided in a native qualitative XML format that integrates seamlessly into downstream workflows.

Dialog also includes the Dialog® Alerts Manager, which lets users easily manage multiple searches and set up research alerts. 

Flexible Pricing

Subscription Pricing for ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Content

We offer flexible pricing models for accessing ProQuest Dissertations & Theses on Dialog. From subscription models to a range of pay-as-you-go pricing options, Dialog customers can access ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global at a price and commitment level that suits them:

  • Standard Transactional Plan: Pay as you go access
  • Commitment Plan: Discounts when you commit to a minimum annual contract value
  • Choice and Site License Plans: Flat rate subscriptions for specific databases or groups of databases

Download more information about the flexible pricing options available on Dialog.   

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Search Other Databases in the Same Interface

Through Dialog, researchers can access and search peer-reviewed content in over 140 literature databases. Together, these databases offer:

  • 1.7 billion authoritative records
  • 522 million newspaper articles
  • 5.5 million dissertations and theses
  • 3.7 million unpublished working papers/preprints
  • 33 full-text patent authorities
  • 69 bibliographic patent authorities

How We Can Support Your Research Goals

Patent and Prior Art Research

Looking a wide range of sources is vital for patentability and prior art searches. Combined with the other databases on Dialog, ProQuest Dissertations & Theses helps you search a broad range of non-patent literature. 

Competitive and Business Intelligence Research

Get the latest insight into the issues affecting your clients. From economic analysis to regulatory trends, ProQuest Dissertations & Theses offers a huge range of vital business insights. 

EU MDR Literature Review Research

By using ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global alongside other medical and biopharma databases, you can perform comprehensive literature reviews for your EU MDR Clinical Evaluation Reports. 

Pharmacovigilance Literature Monitoring

Ensure you’re learning about possible adverse events before they appear in other sources by including ProQuest Dissertations & Theses in your pharmacovigilance literature monitoring.

 If you require access to ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global, get in touch with us to discuss your needs and how we can help you.  

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