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WorldCat – a worldwide union catalogue, providing information on more than 85 million items and the libraries that hold them.

British Library

CISTI: Canada Institute for Scientific and Technical Information – includes the Canadian Agriculture Library collection

COPAC – a combined catalogue of 24 major university research libraries in the UK and Ireland, plus the British Library, the National Library of Scotland, and the National Library of Wales/Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru

The European Library – union catalogue of the national libraries of Europe

FAOBIB – FAO on-line catalogue

JOLIS – World Bank and IMF joint catalogue

Library of Congress

Natural History Museum Library

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Library

University of California – Melvyl

Wageningen University and Research Centre, Netherlands

Library Web Catalogues – directory of libraries worldwide


Kiwi Research Information Service – full-text access to New Zealand university theses from 2006.

Trove – Search all Australian theses via Trove.

OAlster – A search-engine for academically-oriented digital resources, including theses and dissertations.

EThOS – Provides a single point of access to UK e-theses and institutional repositories.

CyberThesis – full-text access to theses especially from Latin American universities.

Theses Canada – Canadian masters theses and doctoral dissertations, some available online in full text.

DiVA Portal – Find theses, dissertations and other publications in full text from a number of Nordic (Scandinavian) universities.

IndCat – Indian theses database.

Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations – International organization dedicated to the preservation of theses worldwide.

PhdData – A database of doctoral dissertations in progress around the world.

UMI Dissertation Express – to purchase unbound copies of dissertations and theses with express delivery options