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TMS Library Research Help: Find Theses & Dissertations

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Theses & Dissertations: Fee & Free

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Using TREN

Theological Research Exchange Network or TREN is a database of theological theses and dissertations. Many of the TMS theses and dissertations are contained in TREN and those that are available as electronic documents (edocs) can be downloaded for free by TMS faulty and students on or off campus*  These edocs can be found by searching TREN using the School name.

First, go to the Online Indexes to Theses & Dissertation box on this page and select the link to TREN.  

Second, select the link to edocs: .

Third, select "more search options" (top left).  See Figure 1.  

Fourth, select "The Master's Seminary" from the "School" drop down list and Search.  See Figure 2.

You will retrieve a list of all of the Master's Seminary theses available to download  for free.*  Notice the green banner (Figure 1). 

Select "Download this document now" and

Finally, "DOWNLOAD NOW".

                                                                                                     

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* Only authorized TMS users may download these edocs for free.   For off campus user, when prompted use the same id/password used to access your TMS Self Service account.

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