Open Access Thesis & Dissertations

List of some freely available scholarly resources (theses and dissertations) for you to use. Check out also UTM Digital Thesis Collection available at
1. – PQDT Open provides the full text of open access dissertations and theses free of charge. The authors of these dissertations and theses have opted to publish as open access. Open Access Publishing is a new service offered by ProQuest’s UMI Dissertation Publishing, and we expect to have many more open access dissertations and theses over time.
2. – aims to be the best possible resource for finding open access graduate theses and dissertations published around the world. Metadata (information about the theses) comes from over 1100 colleges, universities, and research institutions. OATD currently indexes 3,080,752 theses and dissertations.
3. – Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations. NDLTD provides information and a search engine for electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs), whether they are open access or not.
4. – is a searchable thesis & dissertation database, which helps increase the availability and utility of these important documents. OpenThesis contains the bibliographical information, normally including author, school, title, abstract, date of publication, and more. Full text is available for thesis & dissertation that have received permission from the school or author.
5. – The Students’ Repository provides an online archive for the written work of University of Malaya students such as academic exercises, dissertations and theses.