I like APPsearch too, on the main library page.
Also look at the faculty pages at phes.appstate.edu. These PubMed and Google Scholar searches will give you some false positives. (Also, be careful, if you only search on names. There are two Marco Meuccis!)
Dissertations and theses often cover current topics or topics that have not been studied extensively.
Please refer to the Theses and Dissertations Guide to help you identify authoritative resources for finding a thesis or dissertation on your topic.
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