On which databases can I search for Taiwan and foreign theses/dissertations?

QuestionOn which databases can I search for Taiwan and foreign theses/dissertations?

Please go to the NTU Library Homepage and click Databases. Click on “Browse by type” and choose “Theses/Dissertations.”


  1. National Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations in Taiwan: You may download theses/dissertations that have been authorized.
  2. Universities and information centers in Taiwan have established search catalogs for theses and dissertations independent of their library catalogs. Abstracts and papers in their entirety may be downloaded.

The United States and Canada-

  1. PQDD (ProQuest Digital Dissertations): Collection of theses and dissertations in the US and Canada dating back to 1861. Only catalog searches and abstracts are provided. Fill-text papers must be purchased. Some theses and dissertations allow previews of 24 pages.
  2. Digital Dissertation Consortium: A PQDD collection of digital dissertations (abstracts and full-text papers) from more than 60 institutes of higher education and published by Proquest Company.


  1. Index to Theses Online: A comprehensive listing of theses with abstracts accepted for higher degrees by universities in Great Britain and Ireland since 1716. Fulltext can be purchased via the British Library or Nationwise Document Delivery Service(NDDS).
  2. Australasian digital Theses Program(ADT Program): A listing of theses accepted for degrees by universities in Australasia. Fulltext can be applied via Nationwise Document Delivery Service(NDDS).
  3. ETD Digital Library (Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations- NDLTD): An e-library project aimed at compiling theses and dissertations from around the world. Such A compilation also provides a long list of other thesis and dissertation websites in other universities and graduate institutes.


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