last updated Wed Nov-20-2013  09:56
1) Go to the ProQuest site Basic search screen. Input key words or the title of the dissertation in the long box.
2) Search the site for the specific title. This should take you to a Results page.
3) On the Results page, access the Web page for the specific title, using the Citation⁄Abstract link.
To do so, click on the Citation⁄Abstract hot link for the specific title you are cataloging (there may be more than one result on this page, depending on how specific your search was to begin with).
4) Examine the Citation⁄Abstract page:
If the thesis is available in open access, there will be a box saying so in the expanded Formats panel
Tip: Multiple-click the URL to select
This is the link to paste into the ELECTRONIC FORMAT MFHD's 856
If the thesis has been published in open access, you will need to input an 856 41 tag in the bib record,
For an open access title:
In the bib the URL should follow this format: http:⁄⁄⁄docview⁄##########?accountid=27140
Paste the Document URL into the bib record, then edit out the Proxy server portion from the URL.
530 __  Abstract also available via World Wide Web.
856 42  ‡3 Abstract ‡u Document URL from the Citation⁄Abstract page
No computer file 007 in the bib.
No ending punctuation on the ‡3 field.
No need for a proxy-server URL.
No MFHD for electronic format.
z:\cat\catss\catss preliminary\Proquest_UMI_Theses.tem
This template has the correct indicators, location, call number, public note, and a place to paste in the Document URL that you copied. Double click on the PASTE_DOCUMENT_URL_HERE to highlight; paste in the Document URL.
Edit the 843 ‡d (default is 20##?]). Change the date to the date of the thesis as it appears in the 502 tag in the bib record. Leave the question mark and ending bracket in place.
Be sure to change the template back to
z:\cat\catss\catss preliminary\hold-mono-singl.tem
when you are through with ELECTRONIC FORMAT MFHDs.
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