Mission Statement

Welcome to the Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD), an international organization dedicated to promoting the adoption, creation, use, dissemination, and preservation of electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs). We support electronic publishing and open access to scholarship in order to enhance the sharing of knowledge worldwide. Our website includes resources for university administrators, librarians, faculty, students, and the general public. Topics include how to find, create, and preserve ETDs; how to set up an ETD program; legal and technical questions; and the latest news and research in the ETD community. More > >

Thesis Resources

For Researchers: Resources to find available open-access electronic theses and dissertations.

For Authors and Thesis Advisors Resources to build a multimedia thesis, to promote research using open-access repositories, and to inform about copyright and publishing issues.

For Librarians, Academic Managers, and Faculty: Resources to set up and manage an open-access repository for theses.

Share your questions, comments, and ideas with the ETD community on the ETD Forum.

Please e-mail suggestions for additional thesis resources to admin@ndltd.org.


  • USETDA 2015 Austin, Texas September 29, 2015 The USETDA has announced USETDA 2015, the 5th annual conference, to be held September 29 – October 1, 2015 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Austin, Texas, hosted by the ...
    Posted Apr 14, 2015, 8:35 AM by NDLTD Admin
  • Jawaharlal Nehru University Library announces ETD 2015 On January 28th, 2015, Professor S K Sopory (Vice Chancellor of JNU), Prof. Dr. Jaspal Singh Sandhu (Secretary,University Grants Commission, Government of India), and Dr Ramesh C Gaur (University ...
    Posted Feb 9, 2015, 3:26 PM by NDLTD Admin
  • USETDA 2014 Conference - Registration Open The US ETD Association will hold their 4th annual conference September 24-26, 2014, at the Rosen Plaza Hotel in Orlando, Florida. USETDA Conferences are an excellent educational opportunity for ...
    Posted Jul 28, 2014, 10:42 PM by John Hagen
  • OpenCon 2014 - student and early career researcher conference on Open Access, Open Education, and Open Data OpenCon 2014 is the student and early career researcher conference on Open Access, Open Education, and Open Data and will be held on November 15-17, 2014 in Washington, DC ...
    Posted Jul 28, 2014, 8:26 PM by John Hagen
  • ETD 2014 Symposium, 23-25 July 2014: registration closes, Monday 14 July Electronic Theses & Dissertations (ETD) is the key international conference on developments and trends in electronic theses and dissertations initiatives. Join us at the University of Leicester in the UK from ...
    Posted Jun 30, 2014, 9:03 AM by John Hagen
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ETD 2013 Symposium Hong Kong September 23, 2013 9am-5pm 
ETD 2014 Symposium Leicester, UK July 23, 2014 9am - 5pm 
USETDA 2014 Conference Orlando, Florida, USA September 24, 2014 9am - 5pm 
IV Conferência Internacional Biredial - ISTEC Brazil October 15, 2014 9am - 5pm 
USETDA 2015 Conference Austin, TX, USA September 29, 2015 9am 
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