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  • UNL Dissertations from ProQuest-UMI: More than 14,000 Ph.D. dissertations from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Includes all dissertations 1902-present. Free full-text access from UNL campus connections. Users from outside UNL have free abstracts and 24-page previews, with the option to purchase electronic full-text. This area is managed by ProQuest.
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Nebraska Scholarly Commons serves all four University of Nebraska campuses--Kearney, Lincoln, Medical Center, and Omaha: https://scholarlycommons.nebraska.edu/.

The "search" box at the left conducts a full-text search of more than 1 million pages; the Advanced search link enables selection of search fields such as title, author, dates, etc.

The repository is a collaborative service of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln libraries. Faculty, researchers, and students associated with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln are invited to deposit digital materials for long-term preservation and world-wide electronic accessibility. For assistance in depositing documents or for more information regarding the Digital Commons, contact Paul Royster, 211 N Love Library, email , or Sue Ann Gardner, 322 Love Library, email .

Instructions for would-be self-depositors may be seen at Digital Commons--Information and Tools.

Degree candidates seeking to deposit theses or dissertations should proceed to their department, program, or college (CBA, CEHS) area from the “Collections” page, or check here: http://digitalcommons.unl.edu/gsdissinfo/

For the Media Commons (graphic materials), see https://mediacommons.unl.edu

For the Data Repository, see https://dataregistry.unl.edu

Search the Digital Commons Network of more than 675 institutions, with over 4 million items, at http://network.bepress.com.