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When will PQDT Open content move to proquest.com?

As of May 10, 2021, PQDT Open content is discoverable and freely downloadable from proquest.com.  For a brief period of time PQDT Open content will be available at both proquest.com and https://0-pqdtopen-proquest-com.library.cairn.edu/.  Later in May, users will no longer be able to perform a search on the PQDT Open page and will instead click on a link to proquest.com to perform the search.

Do I need to do anything?
You can click on the link or navigate directly to proquest.com to perform a search.  If you have a bookmarked or saved link, follow these instructions to search for the title on proquest.com, and also refer to additional detail for advanced search by Publication Number or other parameters on this page, and update any references to the new URL from the Document View on the ProQuest platform.

Will all of the dissertations and theses available at PQDT Open remain open access at www.proquest.com?
Absolutely. All open-access dissertations and theses available through PQDT Open will remain available and open access at www.proquest.com.

What additional benefits will merging PQDT Open with the www.proquest.com bring to our search experience?
Without needing to authenticate (log in, or IP) to the ProQuest Platform, your users can conduct their search beyond dissertations and discover and preview more than 700 million documents, in formats ranging from HTML, to PDF, to video, to books, and more. They can also download the full text, as available, of any open access content, including the more than 50,000 dissertations and theses previously available on PQDT Open.

Where can I get more details about accessing the ProQuest Platform from the open web?
For more information on entering the ProQuest Platform from the open web, refer to this FAQ