Dissertations & Theses
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The mission of Theses Canada is to acquire and preserve a comprehensive collection of Canadian theses at Library and Archives Canada (LAC), to provide access to this valuable research within Canada and throughout the world.
Note: Electronic version available for those published 1998 to five years ago due to embargo.
Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD) is an international organization dedicated to promoting the adoption, creation, use, dissemination, and preservation of electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs). It supports electronic publishing and open access to scholarship in order to enhance the sharing of knowledge worldwide. Website includes resources for university administrators, librarians, faculty, students, and the general public.
DART-Europe is a partnership of research libraries and library consortia who are working together to improve global access to European research theses. Through a single European portal, it is possible to get free full-text access to theses and dissertations from United Kingdom, Norway, Sweden, Germany, Spain, and other European countries.
This collection of MIT Theses in DSpace contains selected theses and dissertations from all MIT departments. Since 2004 all new Masters and Ph.D. theses will be scanned and will be added to this collection after degrees are awarded. There are currently about 30,000 items available in PDF (non-printable versions). Non-MIT users may request a printable PDF file or a bound paper copy by clicking on the "Purchase a Printable PDF or Paper Copy" link from the summary page for each theses.
The aim of EThOS is to offer a 'single point of access' where researchers the world over can access ALL theses produced by UK Higher Education. To achieve this, EThOS offers a coherent and consistent interface by implementing a central 'hub' comprising an e-store and a digitisation suite at The British Library site in Boston Spa, Yorkshire. The hub automatically harvests e-theses from Institutional Repositories and digitises paper theses from participating institutions to offer the single point of access.
OpenDOAR is an authoritative directory of academic open access repositories. It provides a quality-assured listing of open access repositories around the world, including repositories for theses, dissertations, and other academic material. OpenDOAR staff harvest and assign metadata to allow categorisation and analysis to assist the wider use and exploitation of repositories.
PQDT Open is the Open Access version of the database Proquest Dissertations & Theses. It provides the full text of open access dissertations and theses free of charge. You can quickly and easily locate dissertations and theses relevant to your discipline, and view the complete text in PDF format.
This free research database provides access to the only comprehensive record of dissertations accepted by American universities between 1933 and 1955, the print index Doctoral Dissertations Accepted by American Universities. Full page images of the original print index may be searched by author, title, subject and university.
Doctoral Dissertations Accepted by American Universities was an index complied annually for the National Research Council and The American Council of Learned Societies by the Association of Research Libraries. It was published by the H. W. Wilson Company.