E-Thesis & Dissertations

ETHOS e-theses Online

Run by the British Library, EThOS allows you to browse more than 500,000 doctoral theses. Although some full texts are unavailable through EThOS and must be accessed through the institution at which it was published, a PDF is provided whenever a full text is available.


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 theses and dissertations (ETDs). We support electronic publishing and open access to scholarship in order to enhance the sharing of knowledge worldwide. Our website includes resources for university administrators, librarians, faculty, students, and the general public. Topics include how to find, create, and preserve ETDs; how to set up an ETD program; legal and technical questions; and the latest news and research in the ETD community.

Open Access Thesis & Dissertations 

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 5,024,673 theses and dissertations.

Sweedish University Essays and Dissertations

Essays.se is a digital resource which enables you to search and download thousands of English-language university essays from Sweden. dissertations.se lets you search among university dissertations from Sweden, written in English. At the moment there are finished dissertations in the database - and about half of these are available for download as PDF.