Those institutions that submit dissertations electronically will see their documents in full PDF; those that submit in paper will see their documents in TIFF images.
Dissertations & Theses @ University of Delaware is a subset of Pro Quest Dissertations & Theses and includes only University of Delaware dissertations and theses.
The database includes citations to dissertations from 1861 to those accepted last semester.
Citations for dissertations and master's theses published from 1980 forward have abstracts.
For dissertations and theses from 2007 and later, it is possible in Advanced Search to limit by academic department.
Titles published since 1997 are available in PDF digital format and have 24-page previews available.
Pro Quest Dissertations and Theses (PQDT) is an online database that indexes, abstracts, and provides full-text access to dissertations and theses.
The database includes over 2.4 million records and covers 1637 to the present.
Those University of Delaware dissertations which have been digitized are free to University of Delaware faculty, students, and staff.
It is generally six to nine months from the time a student submits a dissertation to the University of Delaware Graduate Studies Office until that dissertation is available online.