Theses and Dissertations

British Library EThOS
The titles and keyword descriptions of more than 170,000 doctoral theses can be searched at this online theses repository. (Note: full-text access requires purchase.)

cIRcle UBC's Information Repository
cIRcle is an Information Repository (or institutional repository) for published and unpublished materials created by the University of British Columbia.
The primary function of is to provide students, researchers, and the general public with low cost access to important academic work.

EBSCO Open Dissertations
OpenDissertations is an open-access database built to assist researchers in locating both historic and contemporary dissertations and theses. Created with the generous support of the H.W. Wilson Foundation and the Congregational Library & Archives in Boston, it incorporates EBSCO‚Äôs previously released American Doctoral Dissertations, and features additional dissertation metadata contributed by select colleges and universities from around the world. Providing researchers with citations to graduate research across a span of time, from the early 20th century to the present, this database will continue to grow through regular updates and new partnerships with graduate degree-granting institutions.

Edinburgh Research Archive (ERA)
ERA is a digital repository of research produced at The University of Edinburgh. Here one finds a selection of research including full-text digital Theses and Dissertations, book chapters, working papers, technical reports, journal pre-prints and peer-reviewed journal reprints. Also visit Theses Alive at the Edinburgh University Library.

Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD)
The Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (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. The website contains information about the initiative, how to set up Electronic Thesis and Dissertation (ETD) programmes, how to create and locate ETDs, and current research in digital libraries related to NDLTD and ETDs.

Simon Fraser University Theses
Initiative that is part of the Simon Fraser University Institutional Repository that currently consists of graduate theses and dissertations from 2004 onwards.

Synergies Canada
This website indexes Canadian theses.

Theses Canada Portal
Central access point for Canadian theses and information. Here users can access and search for free the full text electronic versions of Canadian theses and dissertations that were published from the beginning of 1998 to August 31, 2002 or search AMICUS, Canada's national online catalogue, for bibliographic records of all theses in Library and Archives Canada's theses collection, which was established in 1965. 

Last updated January 12, 2019