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Open Access Theses and Dissertations are full text theses and dissertations published as open access and and available for free on the open Web.

Universities and colleges now make these theses and dissertation submitted by their undergraduate and graduate students accessible to the public to promote their dissemination and use by current students and researchers.

Open Access Theses and Dissertations

CEHS Theses & Dissertations Open Access

Collection of "open-access" versions of theses and dissertations from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Education and Human Sciences. All materials are copyright by their original authors/creators.

FIU Electronic Theses and Dissertations

FIU Electronic Theses and Dissertations is a repository of theses and dissertations produced by graduate students at Florida International University from 1995 to 2012.

Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations

The Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD) is an international organization that, through leadership and innovation, promotes the adoption, creation, use, dissemination and preservation of electronic theses and dissertations. The NDLTD encourages and supports the efforts of institutes of higher education and their communities to develop electronic publishing and digital libraries (including repositories), thus enabling them to share knowledge more effectively in order to unlock the potential benefits worldwide.


PQDT Open provides the full text of open access dissertations and theses free of charge.

ScholarWorks@UMass Amherst

ScholarWorks@UMass Amherst is a digital showcase of the research and scholarly output of members of the University of Massachusetts Amherst community. The ScholarWorks repository is administered by the UMass Amherst Libraries and serves as a permanent digital archive for these scholarly materials.

Institutional OA Theses & Dissertations

McGill eTheses

McGill eThesesis an open access digital repository of publications and theses of McGill University faculty and students. To date, over 27,500 McGill theses are available in eScholarship@McGill.

MIT Theses

MIT Theses is a collection of theses. It contains selected theses and dissertations from all MIT departments in DSpace@MIT.

University of Miami OA Dissertations

Theses and dissertations submitted by University of Miami students.