Open Access Theses and Dissertations OATD aims to be the best possible resource for finding open access graduate theses and dissertations published around the world. Metadata (information about the theses) comes from over 600 colleges, universities, and research institutions. OATD currently indexes over 1.5 million theses and dissertations.
Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations: NDLTD database includes full-text theses and dissertations from universities from the US and worldwide. NDLTD is an international organization dedicated to promoting the adoption, creation, use, dissemination, and preservation of electronic analogues to the traditional paper-based theses and dissertations.
Digital Access to Research Theses (DART) Europe: Access to around 200,000 full-text research theses from 324 Universities sourced from 19 European countries. A partnership of research libraries and library consortia who are working together to improve global access to European research theses.
UK Theses (EThos): Many UK institutions support open access to their theses, so download of their digital and digitized theses is free to the researcher. A small number of participating institutions may not be able to offer open access and in this case the researcher may have to pay for the digitization. As of January 2011, 44,000 theses are available. UK Theses requires individual registration, which is free.
Theses Canada: Search AMICUS, Canada's national online catalogue and access the full-text electronic versions of numerous Canadian theses and dissertations.
Indian Theses: TheShodhganga@INFLIBNET Centre provides a platform for research students to deposit their Ph.D. theses and make it available to the entire scholarly community in open access. The repository has the ability to capture, index, store, disseminate and preserve ETDs submitted by the researchers.
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