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How to Conduct a Literature Review: A Guide for Graduate Students

This is a guide to help graduate students successfully find, evaluate, and manage resources for a literature review.

Theses and Dissertations

Dissertations and theses can be an important part of your thesis research. They may contain information that cannot be found elsewhere to see what other current research is being done in your area. Theses from your institution can give you an idea idea about for the format and structure for your thesis.

Iowa State Theses and Dissertations

  • Dissertations & Theses @ Iowa State University
    This is a subset of the full Dissertation & Theses database. It contains information on all ISU PhD Dissertations and masters theses. Dissertations are all full-text and masters' theses have full-text for those published from Fall 2006 to the present.
  • Dissertations & Theses: Digital Repository @ ISU
    Digital Repository @ Iowa State University provides open access to the full-text of many theses and dissertations completed at Iowa State University. From this page, you can either browse our theses and dissertations by academic department or by the year of completion.

International Theses and dissertations