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Dissertation Research--Planning, Researching, Publishing

This guide was created to help GWU doctoral students in researching and writing their dissertation

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If a digital copy of the dissertation you want is not available, use GW Libraries' Interlibrary Loan Service to borrow a paper version or purchase a personal copy directly from Proquest/UMI

Author-Initiated Embargoes

In some instances, the author of a dissertation may place it under "embargo". In that case, even though it's been "published", copies are not available. This is the author's decision and is respected by the databases and by the author's home library.

In these cases, GW Libraries will not be able to obtain a copy for you.

More on embargoes is here.

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