A second database to search dissertations is the subecription database:
Simply enter the keywords or other citation information in the search boxes:
This is what the results list looks like. More information on the dissertation can be viewed by clicking on the title of the dissertation.
WorldCat Dissertations is not a full text database. However, you can submit an online request to borrow the dissertation from another library by clicking on the Request Interlibrary Loan link located on the dissertation's record page.
There are times when the dissertation will be available online for download from a third party site. The URL to these sites will be available next to the dissertation's citation on the results list.