There are also a number of worldwide initiatives that provide free access to full-text theses and dissertations: Electronic Theses Online Service (ETh OS) : ETh OS is the British Library’s etheses service.
ETh OS offers a 'single point of access' to UK Higher Education theses.
Di VA: Academic Archive On-line : Di VA is an online portal containing research publications and student theses from 28 Scandinavian universities and colleges of higher education.
National ETD Portal: South African Theses and Dissertations : The National ETD Portal provides access to theses and dissertations submitted to universities in South Africa.
The abstract must outline the doctoral candidate’s objectives or research questions as well as the core research methods, results and conclusions.
Article based dissertation Article-based dissertations consist of scholarly publications discussing a single group of issues as well as a summarising report written by the doctoral candidate.The examination of dissertations is an integral part of quality assurance within academia It is vital that both the preliminary examiners and the custos are impartial experts in their fields.This document contains all relevant information on examining dissertations for the examiners and opponent.ORCID provides a persistent digital identifier that distinguishes you from every other researcher supports automated linkages between you and your professional activities ensuring that your work is recognized.If you are looking for examples of past dissertations and theses to help with your work, we suggest that you contact your collaborative centre and ask if they keep past dissertations and theses.REDIAL-THESIS : REDIAL-THESIS collects theses submitted to European universities about Latin America.Most of the records are bibliographic but, where available, access to the full-text document is provided.Tesis Doctorales en Red (TDR) : TDR is a repository of electronic theses submitted to some of the leading universities in Spain. To search for a for a specific thesis or dissertation, you need the title, author name and the name of the institution that the author studied at.Please note that dissertations and theses submitted to current and former University of Wales institutions, such as Cardiff University, Swansea University, the University of Wales Institute Cardiff, the University of Wales Newport etc., are kept at the institutions’ libraries.Most content is from American or Canadian universities but content from other countries is growing.Australian Digital Theses Program (ADT) : ADT is an open access database of Australian postgraduate research students’ theses.