where to find dissertations online
We’re happy to present several data visualizations to give an overall sense of the OATD.org collection by county of publication, language, and field of study.
OATD.org 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 1100 colleges, universities, and research institutions. OATD currently indexes 5,153,410 theses and dissertations.
Use the links below to locate dissertations and theses from the United States in both proprietary and open access collections.
Use the links below to locate international dissertations and theses in open access collections.
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Full text of most doctoral dissertations from UC Berkeley from 1996 forward. Index and full text of graduate dissertations and theses from North American and European schools and universities, including the University of California.
The majority of dissertations in the UC Berkeley Libraries are from UC Berkeley. The libraries have a nearly complete collection of Berkeley doctoral dissertations and a large number of Berkeley masters’ theses.
If you are a current Yale student, faculty or staff member, you have ready access to Yale dissertations and theses.
Some Yale dissertations are available as hard copies. Search “Orbis,” our online library catalog for the dissertation of interest. Many of these dissertations are located at our off-site shelving facility, so you will have to place a request for the item. It generally takes 24-48 hours for the item to arrive. You will receive an email notification when the item is available for pickup.
All masters’ and doctoral theses accepted by the University of Saskatchewan since 1912 can be found through the University Library.
Since 2007, all theses are now submitted electronically. Links are available through both HARVEST and the library catalogue as soon as they are approved by the College of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies.
Find electronic theses and dissertations by MSU students. Search by author name, department, advisor, and more.
Starting in Fall 2019, MSU students’ electronic theses and dissertations will be housed in Scholars Junction, MSU’s institutional repository.
OpenGrey is System for Information on Grey Literature in Europe, an open access system to 700.000 bibliographical references of grey literature (paper) produced in Europe. It includes technical and research reports, doctoral dissertations, some conference papers, some official publications, and other types of grey literature.
Theses in Progress in Commonwealth Studies is an annual listing of MPhil and PhD research being carried out at UK universities.
UofSC Dissertations & Theses
Online access is limited to current students, faculty and staff of the university, with the exception of Open Access dissertations and theses which are available for download in Scholar Commons.
Physical copies can be borrowed under the same policies as books from the library’s collections.