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Search ProQuest Dissertations & Theses

For Western dissertations conduct a Library Catalogue SUBJECT search for Dissertations Academic --UWO

Scopus - do a search for the subject area - then under document type click on Dissertation

Center for Research Libraries - Dissertations

Trove - National Library of Australia

DART-Europe - Partnership of 585 research libraries and library consortia who are working together to improve global access to European research theses.  Search the DART-Europe portal for dissertations.

DiVA (Academic Portal Online)

Electronic Theses and Dissertations at Virginia Tech

EThOS - Single point of access to Ph.D. theses from 131 UK institutions of higher education.  Digitization on demand for dissertations not already digitized.  Most dissertations are digitized for free.  When there is a charge, CRL will pay for the digitization of UK dissertations requested through their demand purchase program.

Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD) - international organization dedicated to promoting the adoption, creation, use, dissemination and preservation of electronic analogues to the traditional paper-based theses and dissertations.  Find ETDs in the collections.

OpenDOAR (Directory of Open Acess Repositories)


ROAR (Registry of Open Access Repositories) : Google maps mashup showing the location of repositories worldwide.  Data provided by ROAR and OpenDOAR.

Theses Canada Portal. Access and search the full-text electronic versions of numerous Canadian theses and dissertations The Universal Index of Doctoral Dissertations in Progress
PhdData has citations from several thousand dissertations in progress from various parts of the world.

Directory of History Dissertations
The Directory contains more than 55,620 citations to dissertations in progress in the area of history at 200 academic departments in Canada and the U.S.

For dissertations done at the Business School see the reference collection in the Business Library AS42.L83

Dissertation search in the Library Catalogue - Search SUBJECT - Dissertation--Academic

The Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations provides a searchable Union Catalogue of Dissertations completed at institutions of higher education around the World.

Index to Theses
This is a comprehensive index with abstracts to British theses accepted annually for higher degrees by the universities of Great Britain and Ireland and the Council for National Academic Awards.

Brigham Young University: Electronic Theses and Dissertations
Search or browse online dissertations and theses from Brigham Young University. Also includes help for current students with guidelines for creating and submitting an electronic thesis or dissertation.

Duquesne University Library: Electronic Theses and Dissertations
Read electronic versions of dissertations or theses written by students at Duquesne University in Pennsylvania. Also offers information for students about preparing and submitting and electronic thesis or dissertation.

Florida International University: FIU Electronic Theses and Dissertations
Browse or search for online dissertations or theses from Florida International University. Offers information for students about submitting an electronic thesis.

Louisiana State University: Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Collection
Read theses and dissertations from Louisiana State University graduates online. Search for a thesis by department or author name.

North Carolina State University: NC State Theses and Dissertations
Online catalog of theses and dissertations completed at North Carolina State University, both print and electronic. Search by author, title, or keyword.

OhioLINK Electronic Theses & Dissertations Center
Find digital dissertations and theses from Ohio colleges and universities, as well as the State Library of Ohio. Search by author, university, department, or keyword.

Pennsylvania State University: Electronic Theses and Dissertation Database
Online collection of all Penn State electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs). Browse by author or department, or search the full text of each dissertation or thesis.

University of Florida: Theses and Dissertations
Find online versions of doctoral dissertations and theses from University of Florida students from 1998 on. Also includes current research and abstracts for papers written at UMI.

University of Helsinki: Digital Theses
Full-text, online doctoral dissertations and other publications from the University of Helsinki.

University of Kentucky: UKnowledge
Online collection of doctoral dissertations and graduate theses from University of Kentucky students. Also includes helps for students submitting an electronic thesis or dissertation.

University of Maine: Electronic Theses and Dissertations
Find full-text digital versions of doctoral dissertations and graduate theses from the University of Maine. Search by author, title, department, date, or keyword.
University of Pittsburgh: Electronic Theses and Dissertations
Find online versions of dissertations and theses from the University of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania. Also offers help for students completing an electronic thesis or dissertation.

University of Virginia Electronic Theses and Dissertations
Offers students the opportunity to submit their works electronically.
Western University:
Western's School of Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies’ Electronic Thesis & Dissertation Repository
Western's electronic thesis and dissertation repository is a collaborative project between the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies and Western Libraries. For more information about the program please visit:
Vanderbilt University: Electronic Theses and Dissertations
Find online versions of doctoral dissertations and graduate theses from Vanderbilt University. Also includes help and resources for Vanderbilt students creating an electronic thesis or dissertation.

Wake Forest University: Electronic Theses & Dissertations| ZSR Library
Full-text, online versions of doctoral dissertations and theses submitted by students of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at Wake Forest University. Also includes guidance for students on preparing and submitting an online thesis.

Williams College: Electronic Theses
Online theses and dissertations from students at Williams College in Massachusetts. Find a thesis by using the sort arrow for author or department.

Worcester Polytechnic Institute: Electronic Theses and Dissertations
Online collection of digital theses and dissertations from Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Browse or search for a particular dissertation or thesis, or get help submitting your own ETD.

TIP: If the thesis or dissertation you require is not available at Western Libraries, Interlibrary Loan Service is available to all currently registered students, faculty and staff of the University. Information about ILL Services is available at

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