e Scholarship Several UC campuses are depositing the Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETDs) of their graduate students into e Scholarship, which is UC's open access institutional repository.
Center for Research Libraries (CRL) Foreign Dissertations Search the CRL catalog for foreign dissertations already held at the center.
If a foreign dissertation is not at CRL, the UCLA Library's interibrary loan service can request that CRL acquire it for your use.
Pro Quest Dissertations and Theses Formerly Pro Quest Digital Dissertations, this database indexes doctoral dissertations from 1861 to the present, with abstracts since 1980.
A number of master's theses are also indexed, with abstracts since 1988.
A special issue of Focus on Global Resources describes CRL's extensive collection of foreign dissertations.
Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations This international organization promotes the adoption, creation, use, dissemination, and preservation of electronic analogues to traditional paper-based theses and dissertations in order to more effectively share knowledge.
They can be found by searching the UCLA Library Catalog, Pro Quest Digital Dissertations and Theses, or e Scholarship.
Authors may embargo theses or dissertations for up to two years, so the full text of recent theses and dissertations may not be available.
British Library ETh OS The British Library's electronic theses online service aims to provide a single point of access to all theses produced by UK higher education.
It currently contains more than 250,000 records, with 25,000 open-access theses available for immediate download.