Many are available electronically at no charge from the publishing institution.
UCLA students, faculty, and staff can request non-UCLA dissertations via interlibrary loan.
e Scholarship Several UC campuses are depositing the Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETDs) of their graduate students into e Scholarship, which is UC's open access institutional repository.
World Cat Dissertations and Theses This database provides access to more than five million dissertations and theses in OCLC member libraries.
British Library ETh OS The British Library's electronic theses online service aims to provide a single point of access to all theses produced by UK higher education.
It currently contains more than 250,000 records, with 25,000 open-access theses available for immediate download.Researchers can request theses not yet available electronically, which will be scanned and made freely available.DATAD: Database of African Theses and Dissertations Abstracts and bibliographic information on theses and dissertations held at participating African institutions Dissertations of China A comprehensive database of masters', doctoral, and post-doctoral dissertations from China, this resource contains full-text, abstracts, or other descriptive information on dissertations from key Chinese research institutions from 1986 onward.The original paper copies do not circulate and must be viewed in Archives and Special Collections.These can be requested through the Libraries catalog using this web address: https://purdue.edu/ Please log in to request your item. You will receive a confirmation email when the item is ready along with directions to the Archives.Other pertinent student works such as master's and honors theses may also be collected. The Purdue Libraries holds one copy of each title from 1882 to present.At Purdue, “thesis” typically refers to a Master’s program and “dissertation” refers to the Ph. In the early years a thesis was written in many undergraduate programs (i.e B. In some cases these have been marked confidential or have restrictions in place for a limited period of time.Most UCLA dissertations are available for purchase through Pro Quest UMI.The UCLA Library does not provide interlibrary loan service to individuals unaffiliated with UCLA.They can be found by searching the UCLA Library Catalog, Pro Quest Digital Dissertations and Theses, or e Scholarship.Authors may embargo theses or dissertations for up to two years, so the full text of recent theses and dissertations may not be available.