It is an international organization dedicated to promoting the adoption, creation, use, dissemination, and preservation of electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs). It includes resources for university administrators, librarians, faculty, students, and the general public. Topics include 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.


IndCat: Online Union Catalogue of Indian Universities is unified Online Library Catalogues of books, theses and journals available in major university libraries in India. The union database contains bibliographic description, location and holdings information for books, journals and theses in all subject areas available in more than 160 university libraries across the country.


The Shodhganga@INFLIBNET Centre provides a platform for research students to deposit their Ph.D. theses and make it available to the entire scholarly community in open access. The repository has the ability to capture, index, store, disseminate and preserve ETDs submitted by the researchers.

Open Theses

OpenThesis is a free repository of theses, dissertations, and other academic documents, coupled with powerful search, organization, and collaboration tools.


Europe is a partnership of research libraries and library consortia who are working together to improve global access to European research theses.

University of Kentucky

This site hosted by the University of Kentucky provides free Electronic Theses and dissertations.

M G University Online Theses Library

Electronic Theses and Dissertations Service from Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam , Kerala.

Australasian Digital Theses program

Each participating Australasian university will continue to host their own digital theses


Digital Repository of Cochin University of Science and Technology.

List of reference websites

This site provides an annotated list of reference websites

ETD @ University of Exeter (ERIC)

University of Exeter Theses