Dissertations & Theses


Resources marked with this symbol are restricted to Columbia affiliates.

  • Academic Commons
    Columbia University’s online repository where current faculty, student, and staff can deposit the results of their scholarly work and research. Most content in Academic Commons is freely available to the public. However, doctoral dissertations are accessible only to current members of the University community.
  • Australasian Digital Thesis Program
    A collaborative comprehensive metadata repository of Australian Ph.D. and Masters theses, to be augmented over time by New Zealand theses. Includes access to 150,000 theses, over 5,000 available full-text online, with unrestricted open access serving the national and international research community.
  • ePrints@IISc
    A repository that collects, preserves and disseminates in digital format the research output of the Indian Institute of Science.
  • Pakistan Research Repository
    An ongoing project of the Higher Education Commission to promote the international visibility of research originating out of institutes of higher education in Pakistan. The aim of this service is to maintain a digital archive of all PhD and M Phil theses.
  • Proquest Digital Dissertations
    Provides subject, title, and author access to almost all American dissertations accepted at an accredited institution since 1861. Masters theses have been selectively indexed since 1962. Abstracts are included for doctoral dissertation records from July 1980 to the present and for masters theses from 1988. In addition, the full text of dissertations published since 1997 (and some from earlier dates) is available.
  • Theses Canada Portal
    Provides a central access point for Canadian theses. The goal is to provide free access to as many Canadian electronic theses and dissertations as possible.
  • Vidyanidhi
    India's premier digital library initiative to facilitate the creation, archiving and accessing of doctoral theses.