Borrowing Theses and Dissertations From Other Libraries
Many theses and dissertations done by educators are indexed in this database.
A collaborative effort of the , , and , the NDLTD Union Catalog contains more than one million records of electronic theses and dissertations. For students and researchers, the Union Catalog makes individual collections of NDLTD member institutions and consortia appear as one seamless digital library of ETDs.
serves as a repository of theses and dissertations contributed by a number of member institutions (~95) throughout the world. Coverage is varied, but is greater after 1995. There are multiple search options.
Last Loaded Theses and Dissertations: Fall Semester 2014
Theses and dissertations are an excellent source of in-depth technical information often not published in detail elsewhere. To review theses and dissertations by subject area, try these links, chosen for their wide appeal and timeliness. Of course, you can find documents on any topic using our keyword search. is an index of over 1.6 million electronic graduate-level theses and dissertations that are freely available to download and read right now from over 600 colleges and universities. is an education database that includes theses and dissertations from 1960 to the present. Coverage is worldwide. Limiting your search to only theses and dissertations requires a few steps. First you need to enter the term theses in one of the three search boxes, and change the type of search from keyword (via the drop down box) to publication type. In the other two search boxes you can enter author, title or keyword terms depending on your needs. Finally, after the search boxes there are options to limit your search. In the drop down box for Document Type Phrase select Document (ED). Check this for an example. allows you to borrow theses and dissertations from other universities. However, there often is a charge associated with borrowing these materials, and delivery time is around 2-3 weeks. Note: Some universities no longer retaining paper copies; instead, they provide online access only to their patrons. Alternatively, you can purchase many theses and dissertations from Proquest via .