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Bethel Libraries

Doctor of Ministry

Databases and Resources for Doctor of Ministry Students

Borrowing Dissertations

You may request theses and dissertations through Interlibrary Loan, but they are not always available. Typically only the library of the institution where the thesis or dissertation was written has a copy. Some libraries do not loan these items. Often libraries will charge to borrow theses or dissertations.

An alternative to borrowing though Interlibrary Loan is to purchase the dissertation (see below).

ProQuest Dissertation Express

Many Ph.D. dissertation are available from ProQuest Dissertation Express.

  • You may order dissertations directly from ProQuest Dissertations Express. The cost is $39.00 for an unbound paper copy or $38.00 for PDF (immediate download). If you choose this option, the dissertation will be delivered directly to you and is yours to keep.
  • You may request the library to order the dissertation from ProQuest Dissertations Express. The price for the library copy is $31.00. The dissertation will be delivered to the library and then sent to you. If you use the dissertation and then return it to the library, you will be responsible to pay the library $15.50. If you wish to keep the dissertation, you will be responsible to pay the library the total cost of $31.00.

Subject Guide

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Tim Senapatiratne
Seminary Library