Answered By: Erin Guldbrandsen Last Updated: Jan 07, 2018 Views: 1667
You can find dissertations or capstones by author in the ProQuest Dissertations database by doing an advanced search for the author's name.
Follow these steps to find dissertations by author:
1. On the Library homepage scroll down and in the middle of the page, click on Dissertations.
2. In the All Dissertations box, click the Dissertations & Theses link. You may be prompted to log in with your myWalden Portal user name and password.
Search all dissertations
Search all dissertations. You may be prompted to log in with your myWalden Portal user name and password.
3. You should now be on the Advanced Search page with three rows of search boxes.
Note: If you only have one search box on your screen, click on the Advanced Search link above the search box.
4. Set up your search:
In the first search box, enter the author's name with the last name first. For example:
To the right of that, click on the Anywhere except full text — ALL drop-down menu and change it to:
Author — AU
Note: If the author's name is common, try adding a keyword related to the dissertation topic in the second search box.
5. Click on the Search button.
This image shows the search setup:
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