Use the Advanced Search to create a more structured query, searching across different fields.
Enter your search term, then use the pull-down menus to the right to select the search fields you want to target, and between each row select Boolean operators to connect your search terms.
The thesaurus shows relationships between terms such as synonyms or related terms, and hierarchical arrangements such as broader terms, or narrower terms.
Most Pro Quest databases have an associated thesaurus.
The list of languages will vary depending on the databases you are currently searching.
Additional or altogether different limits may appear depending on the databases that you have chosen to search.
Available to qualifying institutions on the Pro Quest platform, Dissertations & Theses @ provides individual universities with access to the citations and abstracts of dissertations and theses their graduate students have published through Pro Quest Dissertation Publishing.
In addition to citations and abstracts, the service provides free access to 24 page previews and the full text in PDF format, when available.
For a listing, description, and examples of how to format a search using page of this guide.
Additionally, visit the Search Tips and Advanced Search Help Documentation for detailed help on working with operators, fields, special characters, operator precedence, stop words, and other platform search tips.