Thesis and Dissertation Available on the Web


Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Theses and Dissertations

MIT Research in digital form, including preprints, technical reports, working papers, theses, conference papers, images, and more. Over 14,000 MIT theses added.


Vidyanidhi (Meaning 'Treasure of Knowledge' in Sanskrit) is India's premier Digital library initiative to facilitate the creation, archiving and accessing of doctoral theses. Vidyanidhi is an information infrastructure, a digital library, a portal of resources, tools and facilities for doctoral research in India. Vidyanidhi Database offers access to more than 1,00,000 Indian theses metadata records. Being Unicode Compliant, it enables access to more than 1500 Kannada records and 4000 Hindi records. A digital library of Indian doctoral theses. Vidyanidhi provides access to 6500 Full Text Theses Database.

Networked Digital Library of Theses & Dissertations

The goals of the NDLTD are as follows: "To improve graduate education by allowing students to produce electronic documents, use digital libraries, and understand issues in publishing; to increase the availability of student research for scholars and to preserve it electronically; to lower the cost of submitting and handling theses and dissertations; to empower students to convey a richer message through the use of multimedia and hypermedia technologies; to empower universities to unlock their information resources; to advance digital library technology.


This Union database of Theses covers the bibliographic Metadata of Doctoral Theses submitted to more than 234 Universities/Institutes in India. It has over 1, 81,504 unique records from all subject areas. This Data is contributed by participating Universities and have been collected more data from various reliable sources, university announcements etc.

Extensive website  proudly lists more than 25,000 quality research papers, experimental studies, and even examples of entire theses to download, study from, and cite in the body of your own thesis or dissertation.

Australian Digital Theses Program

Database of digital versions of theses produced by the postgraduate research students at Australian universities. The theses will be available worldwide via the web.

West Virginia University (WVU): Electronic Theses and Dissertations

West Virginia University has implemented a policy that all master's theses and doctoral dissertations are to be submitted electronically. This means that WVU no longer will accept paper copies of theses and dissertations. Electronic theses and dissertations (ETD) contribute to worldwide graduate education and unlock the under utilized results of graduate education for the scholarly community.

PENNSTATE Electronic theses and Dissertations (eTDs)

Through the World Wide Web, people from any place on the globe can link directly to eTD collections at Penn State and other universities

Vidyanidhi Digital Library

Vidyanidhi is an information infrastructure, a digital library, a portal of resources, tools and facilities for doctoral research in India. Vidyanidhi is envisioned to evolve as a national repository and a consortium for e-theses through participation and partnership with universities, academic institutions and other stake holders. Vidyanidhi enhances access to Indian theses and enlarges the reach and audience for Indian doctoral research works