Answered By: Hilary Thompson
Last Updated: May 01, 2017     Views: 160


Many of our recent students' theses and dissertations are available for download via DRUM, the university's digital repository. Unfortunately, this is not the case with the dissertation that you seek, which was submitted in 1994. 

Also, UMD Libraries subscribe to the database Dissertations and Theses Global, which offers full-text copies back to 1997. To access our databases, users must either go to one of our Eight Branches, or log in with their current University ID and password.

UMD Libraries have other theses and dissertations in print that users can identify by going to our homepage and using WorldCat or Classic Catalog to search. Circulating copies can be borrowed through Interlibrary Loan (non-circulating copies usually can be scanned).  

Contact your university or local public library about placing an Interlibrary Loan request if you discover dissertations or theses that you wish to examine (that library can then borrow the study on your behalf).     

Our lending policies and procedures for libraries can be found here. Please be advised that we only loan to libraries, and not to individuals directly.  


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