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.


  • ETD 2014 Symposium - Call for Papers and Posters ETD 2014 – the Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations’ (NDLTD) 17th annual symposium – takes place at the University of Leicester, UK from 23 to 25 July 2014. We ...
    Posted Dec 2, 2013, 2:52 PM by John Hagen
  • Call for Nominations – 2014 ETD Innovation & Leadership Awards The NDLTD's ETD Awards recognize innovative theses and dissertations and leadership within the ETD community. These awards are presented each year at the annual ETD Symposium. The Networked Digital ...
    Posted Mar 31, 2014, 10:50 PM by John Hagen
  • ETD 2015 Symposium ETD 2015: 18th International Symposium on Electronic Theses and Dissertations The Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD) has announced Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi, India in ...
    Posted Oct 11, 2013, 9:10 AM by John Hagen
  • NDLTD ETD Awards - 2013 Winners Announced The Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD) international consortium is pleased to announce this year's award winners. The awards recognize students who have written exemplary electronic theses ...
    Posted Sep 17, 2013, 1:31 PM by John Hagen
  • ETD 2013 Symposium ETD 2013: Asian Values, Western Thought, World Treasure! 16th International Symposium on Electronic Theses and Dissertations Hong Kong, 23-26 September, 2013The University of Hong Kong Libraries, in conjunction ...
    Posted Aug 28, 2013, 4:57 PM 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 
ETD 2015 Symposium New Delhi, India November 3, 2015  
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