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  • Location: Herman B Wells Library E660
  • Phone: (812) 855-1481
Libraries & Subjects
last updated: 2/29/2012

Africana Electronic Theses & Dissertations (ETDs)

What is OA?

Open Access (OA) means

you will not encounter barriers to accessing an item.

What is TA?

Toll Access (TA) means you will encounter barriers, such as:

- Registration

- Cost for searching

- Cost for downloading

Electronic Indexes (no full-text)

[OA]  Botswana History and Archaeology (MA Theses) (Univ. of Botswana)

[TA]  DATAD - Digital African Theses & Dissertations (Africa)

[TA]  Index to Theses (U.K. & Ireland)

[OA]  Kenya Resources Database

[TA]  ProQuest Dissertations and Theses (U.S. & Canada, with select others)

[OA]  Namibian Register of Theses and Dissertations (Univ. of Namibia)

[TA]  Nexus - database of current and completed research in South Africa (to limit your search to this database, select it in the "Data Contributor" menu box in lower left; the database is listed under "South African Studies")

[OA]  Répetoires des thèses et mémoires (Dept. d'Histoire, UCAD, Senegal)

[OA]  Worldcat


International Full-Text Databases

[OA] Australasian Digital Theses (ADT) (Australia/New Zealand)

[OA] Cyberthèses (Europe, francophone Africa and North America)

[OA] DART-Europe e-Theses Portal (Europe except France)

[OA] Memoire Online (Europe, francophone Africa, N./S. America, Asia)

[OA] NDLTD - Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (all regions)

[OA] OAIster (all regions) use "dissertation" in one of the search fields

[TA] ProQuest Dissertations and Theses (North America, Europe, select other regions)

[OA] TEL (thèses-en-ligne) (France)


African University Institutional Repositories

[OA] Addis Ababa University (AAU-ETD) (Ethiopia)

[OA] Durban University of Technology (DUT Repository) (South Africa)

[OA] National University of Rwanda

[OA] North-West University (Boloka) (South Africa)

[OA] Rhodes University (eResearch Repository) (South Africa)

[OA] Stellenbosch University (SunScholar) (South Africa)

[OA] Uganda Scholarly Digital Library at Makerere University (Uganda)

[OA] Universidade Jean Piaget de Cabo Verde (Biblioteca Digital) (Cape Verde)

[OA] Université de Bamako, Bibliothèque de Faculté de Médicine (Mali)

[OA] University of Johannesburg (UJDigispace) (South Africa)

[OA] University of Jos (Nigeria)

[OA] University of Khartoum (Sudan)

[OA] University of Pretoria (UPeTD) (South Africa)

[OA] University of South Africa (UnisaIR)

[OA] University of the Free State (VT ETD-Db) (South Africa)

[OA] University of the Western Cape (South Africa)

[OA] University of the Witwatersrand (WIReDSPACE (South Africa)

[OA] University of Zimbabwe (Zimbabwe)


Other National and Regional Full-Text Databases

[OA] Digital library RERO DOC (Library Network of Western Switzerland)

[OA] DissOnline: Digitale Dissertationen im Internet (Germany)

[OA] Österreichische Dissertationsdatenbank (Austria)

[OA] DiVA Academic Archive On-Line (Sweden and other Scandinavian universities)

[OA] E-thesis (University of Helsinki, Finland)

[OA] NARCIS (Netherlands)

[OA] Ohiolink ETD Center (Ohio)

[OA] PASTEL - ParisTech service de theses en ligne (France)

[OA] Theses Canada (Canada)


Other Portals

OpenDOAR - List of African Institutional Repositories


last updated: 2/29/2012