Open Access Dissertations

  • Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations: An international organization dedicated to promoting the adoption, creation, use, dissemination, and preservation of electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs). The website includes resources on 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 Theses & Dissertations:  An index of over 1.6 million electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs). To the extent possible, the index is limited to records of graduate-level theses that are freely available online.
  • PQDT Open (Proquest):Provides the full text of open access dissertations and theses free of charge. The authors of these dissertations and theses have opted to publish as open access. 
  • University of California:  Dissertations available through eScholarship.