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Interdisciplinary Studies: Data & Dissertations

Welcome! Here you will find useful resources to help you in your interdisciplinary studies research.

Dissertations and Theses

Search ProQuest Dissertations and Theses

Dissertations and theses are considered peer-reviewed sources by most faculty. Always consult your instructor if you are unsure whether a source is acceptable to her or him. This database will retrieve full-text dissertations and theses in all disciplines from 1997-present.

Data & Statistics

Are you doing research on specific populations, for example, K-12 Spanish/English speakers in the United States and how their bilingualism affects their cognitive development? Why not supplement your textual information with data about how many of those speakers we have in the U.S. and where they are located? The links below will help you get started.

Geospatial & Numeric Data (GIS)
Discover numerous UTA resources for statistical information about populations and how to map that data.

American Factfinder
Use Factfinder to search for demographic (population, income, education, housing, etc.) data available from the US Census Bureau.

iPoll
This database has the largest archives of public opinion polls with over 500,000 questions and answers asked in the U.S. since 1935. You will need to provide an email address the first time you use this database.