Dissertations and Theses Full Text is one database within ProQuest Central which contains searchable citations to dissertations and theses from around the world from 1861 to the present. Over 1.2 million of these dissertations are now available to the Vanderbilt community in a downloadable PDF format.
Vanderbilt ETD (Electronic Theses and Dissertations)
The ACORN records for those Vanderbilt theses and dissertations which are available electronically will have a link at the top of the record which will take the reader to a title page listing the committee members’ names, defense date, and similar information. At the bottom of the title page is a link to a pdf of the entire work.
These have no DRM and can be annotated and printed at will.