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Gale Virtual Reference Library
Gale Literary Sources provides access to 8 different literature databases including more than 1,5 million critiques, poems, plays, dramas, biographies, articles and quotations. With a series of databases, it supports scholars researching the Western Literature. It includes:
The world's most comprehensive collection of full-text dissertations and theses.
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University of Southampton PhD/ MPhil theses
many doctoral level theses are now also available online from ePrints Soton