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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.
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The University Library maintains a limited selection of undergraduate student dissertations, taught postgraduate student dissertations and MPhils in electronic form. See our policies and procedures for handling dissertations and requirements for acceptance as well as information about what is included in the selection.
Bibliographic details and abstracts are available to all. Downloads of full-text dissertations are restricted to University of Portsmouth members who must login. MPhils may be accessed by all.
A searchable historical database of information about Brown University theses and dissertations from 1893 to 2000 is available.
To complete the submission process doctoral candidates must have successfully defended their dissertation and had it approved by their committee. To use the ETD system, doctoral candidates must also be actively enrolled and possess a valid username and password for accessing Brown’s computer network. If you are unable to create an account in the system and wish to submit, please contact [email protected] for assistance.
Northeastern master’s theses and doctoral dissertations are searchable in Scholar OneSearch.
2008 to the present: Most Northeastern theses and dissertations can be downloaded from our Digital Repository Service (Open Access) or Dissertations and Theses @NU (Proquest). (NU login required)
Records for dissertations and theses completed at Rutgers, with some links to full-text
Full text of U.S. and foreign dissertations since 1997, with indexing for earlier years
Physical copies published through 2013 are on the 2 nd Floor of Dupré Library. Beginning in 2014, all physical copies are in the Jefferson Caffery Reading Room on the 3 rd Floor.
Some theses and dissertations are available in full-text online through Dissertations & Theses @ University of Louisiana at Lafayette (ProQuest). Links to the full-text are in the following catalogs: