It helps you find relevant material which will help you build your work.
As already stated, research is an important part of dissertation writing and you, therefore, need to know how or which tools will be of help to you.
There are numerous Google services and platforms which can be of great help to you as you Millions if not billions of people make use of Google Search every day.
From students to people in business, to professionals of different fields, to common people with a knack or need for knowledge, people have warmed up to Google Search.
Find out if the dissertation was published Some dissertations are subsequently published by academic presses.
A quick way to find out is by searching for the author in World Cat.
Try to find the dissertation online: First, check the Pro Quest Dissertations & Theses database to see if it is available in full text.
Dissertations from 1997 to present are available in full text from Pro Quest.
By using Google Scholar, you will have access to thousands of research papers from all disciplines.
You will find books, studies, articles, abstracts of some studies which might be helpful to your dissertation, online repositories, etc.