This community houses work produced by South Dakota State University graduate students. The collection includes both born digital ETDs, and digitized versions of printed theses and dissertations from 1883 to 2012.
Due to copyright restrictions, the collection contains both open access and university access theses and dissertations. University access items are only available to SDSU users, and on-campus visitors. Non-SDSU users wishing to access restricted materials may request items through their institution’s interlibrary loan services.
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ETDS from 1949
Systems of Producing Fat Yearlings for South Dakota, William Clark McCone
Stress Analysis by Photoelastic Methods, Herald K. Palmer
An Amplidyne Voltage Regulator, Junis Oliver Storry
ETDS from 1948
An Analysis and Interpretation of the Results of the Iowa Every-Pupil Test in Correctness in Writing as Evidenced by Brookings, S. Dak. High School and a Lesser Analysis and Interpretation of the Understanding Basic Social Concepts Test, Virgil A. Bell
Responses of Oats and Barley to 2.4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic Acid (2.4-D), Lyle A. Derscheid
A Study Comparing the Educational Proficiency of the One-Room Rural School Graduates and the Town Elementary School Graduates Found in the Freshman and Sophomore Classes of Six East Central High Schools in South Dakota, William V. Hass
The Relative Accuracy of One-Day and Three-Day Weights of Range Cows, Leroy Henry Holt
A Study of some Factors Influencing Alfalfa Seed Production, John Harold Miller
The Apparent Digestibility of Prairie Hay Harvested at Three Stages of Maturity, Arnold Bernard Nelson
The Yielding Ability of Bulked F2 Barley Crosses and Parents in Comparative Yield Trials, Walter Lowell Nelson
Carcass Differences in Inbred Lines and Linecrosses of Swine, Ellis Andine Pierce
A Study of Achievement Made by Freshman Students of Vocational Agriculture Studying Soils in High School Vocational Agriculture Departments in Southeastern South Dakota Determining Achievement by Means of a Pre-Test and End-Test, R. Milton Rich