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Finding Dissertations

A Gumberg Library research guide


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Networked Digital Library of Theses & 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. 

A collaborative effort of the NDLTD, OCLC, VTLS, and Scirus, the NDLTD Union Catalog contains more than four million records of electronic theses and dissertations. For students and researchers, the Union Catalog makes individual collections of NDLTD member institutions and consortia appear as one seamless digital library of ETDs.

Click the image above to search the NDLTD.

See some of the individual databases which make up the NDLTD.

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Search Tip

The following tip applies only to PhD students in the Global Health Ethics program who are doing dissertation reviews.

NDLTD will usually give large search results. To reduce any search result to a more manageable size, once you have run your search, use the Language limit on the left to only see citations for dissertations in English.

Screenshot shows "Language" with "English" selected

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