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Cornell University Graduate School
The theses and dissertations of graduate students at Cornell University have been deposited in Cornell's institutional repository (eCommons) since about 2004. This collection also includes a few earlier Cornell theses.
Students retain ownership of the copyright of their work. Students also have the option of imposing a temporary embargo on access to the full text of their theses for limited amount of time (see eCommons access policy). If access to a thesis is restricted, the metadata record for the thesis is still visible, but the text "Access to Document Restricted" is displayed, and a field labeled "No Access Until," which indicates the date when the full text of the thesis will become accessible.
More information about finding Cornell theses and dissertations is available on this library guide, and the eCommons help page for finding content in specific collections, including theses and dissertations.
In general, older theses and dissertations from Cornell University are not currently available as digital files in eCommons. The Library is willing to digitize and make available older Cornell theses on a cost recovery basis. If you are interested in this service, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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(2018-12-30)The modern American Mountain West is a contested space, environmentally and socially, and the natural and cultural amenities at the heart of the region’s economy act as both providers and dividers. What was once considered ...
(2018-12-30)Full-scale test results to evaluate the earthquake performance of 6-in. (150-mm) PVC pipelines with restrained bell-and-spigot joints under water pressure of at least 80 psi (550 kPa) are summarized for material properties, ...
(2018-12-30)Species of the Pseudomonas genus thrive in various nutritional environments and have strong biocatalytic potential due to their diverse metabolic capabilities. Carbohydrate substrates are ubiquitous both in environmental ...
(2018-12-30)Coordinated contraction of the heart allows for efficient pumping of blood to the body, supplying organs with oxygen necessary for metabolism. In heart disease, reduction of blood flow to heart muscle tissue can result ...
(2018-12-30)This is a study of the philosophy of being in the Zhuangzi as both the ontological “being in itself” that defines the ontological reality and the existential “being in human experience” that constitutes the very human ...