Other University Dissertations

There are several databases for identifying dissertations and theses from other universities.

Database Years Formats
Australasian Digital Theses Program 1981+ abstracts; some full text
Center for Research Libraries Doctoral Dissertations 1890+ no abstracts; no full text; does not include U.S. or Canada
DART (Digital Archive of Research Theses)-Europe 1597+ over 380,000 dissertations from over 500 European universities
Directory of History Dissertations (American Historical Society) 1882+ no abstracts; no full text; dissertations completed or in progress in Canada or the United States
Dissertations of China 1986+ abstracts; some full text
Index to Theses in Great Britain and Ireland 1716+ abstracts; some full text
Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations Contains more than one million records of electronic theses and dissertations
OATD (Open Access Theses and Dissertations) Over 1.6 million theses and dissertations from over 800 colleges, universities and research institutions
Proquest Dissertations & Theses (formerly Proquest Digital Dissertations) 1637+ abstracts 1980+; full text pdfs 1997+ for participating institutions; 24-page preview 1997+ for most dissertations
Proquest Dissertations and Theses – UK & Ireland 1716+ abstracts1986+ for most; no full text
Theses Canada Portal 1965+ no abstracts; some full text

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