The WorldCat database is the OCLC Online Union Catalog. It contains millions of records describing items owned by libraries around the world. Each record contains library holdings. It describes: books; computer data files; computer programs; films and slides; journals; magazines; manuscripts; maps; musical scores; newspapers; sound recordings; videotapes; CDs; CD-ROMs, etc. It does not include individual articles, stories in journals, newspapers or book chapters. Covers thousands of subjects and includes material in 400 languages, dating from as early as before 1000 B.C.
American Doctoral Dissertations provides electronic access to the only comprehensive record of dissertations accepted by American universities during that time period, the print index Doctoral Dissertations Accepted by American Universities. It contains more than 172,000 theses and dissertations in total from 1902 to the present ... Newly enhanced with an additional 80,000 citations for theses and dissertations, the new citations include a link to access the full text, when available, via the Institutional Repository where the thesis or dissertation is housed such as OhioLINK, Rochester Institute of Technology and North Carolina State University
This is a searchable database of electronic research theses held in European repositories. The theses listed are open access - publicly available, in full, without charge. The DART-Europe Portal does not store theses, but it provides a link to at least one electronic copy of every thesis listed in its database. DART-Europe holds as much information as possible about each thesis, but this can vary, depending on the source of the information. ...
EThOS makes UK theses (e and paper based) available via a 'one-stop-shop' by harvesting e-theses from institutional repositories and digitising paper theses on-demand from researchers. The British Library, in collaboration with many UK universities and other associations, aims to provide over 250,000 theses produced by the UK higher education system on an open access model to all researchers and others requiring information. Some theses are available for immediate download, while others can be requested from a participating institution which then sends the thesis to the British Library for digitisation.
This database is a collection of electronic theses and dissertations, including theses and dissertations from North Carolina State University, the University of Virginia, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, and West Virginia University. It also provides access to other schools with electronic theses and dissertations collections, including the University of Michigan and the University of Waterloo...
It includes links to university and institutional repositories that have theses and dissertations in full text from over 160 member institutions from countries (including the US, South America, China, UK, Singapore and South Africa.
PQDTGlobal includes millions of searchable citations to dissertations and theses from 1861 to the present day together with over a million full-text dissertations that are available for download in PDF format ...The database offers full text for most of the dissertations added since 1997 and strong retrospective full-text coverage for older graduate works. It also includes PQDT UK & Ireland content.
Each dissertation published since July, 1980 includes a 350-word abstract written by the author. Master's theses published since 1988 include 150-word abstracts. Simple bibliographic citations are available for dissertations dating from 1637. Where available, PQDTGlobal provides 24-page previews of dissertations and theses.
Bibliographic database that indexes theses and academic exercises submitted to the National University of Singapore and its predecessor institutions, namely Raffles College, University of Malaya, University of Malaya (Singapore division), the Nanyang University and the University of Singapore. Titles in Chinese are excluded. Ceased updating in Sept. 2007.
Trove is a new discovery experience focused on Australia and Australians. Trove provides integrated access to over 45 million items from a range of the National Library's collaborative services and from elsewhere. Metadata (information about items) is pooled from Australian sources including: The Australian National Bibliographic Database - containing location information from more than 1,200 Australian libraries, The Picture Australia program, The Australian Research Online program, The Music Australia program, The Register of Australian Archives and Manuscripts, and The People Australia program, and some overseas sources.