Pointers for better searching: Theses

University of Divinity theses - Dalton McCaughey Library online catalogue: DML holds a printed copy of nearly all University of Divinity theses. Use the Power search screen and under "Limits", select "Coll: Thesis collection". Alternatively, there is a dedicated search facility for University of Divinity theses here. - University of Divinity Repository: Contains PDFs of some more recent theses. The record for any University of Divinity Theses in the DML catalogue will indicate if a PDF copy has been lodged in the Repository. You will need to consult the Repository to discover its actual availability in electronic format.

Theses from Australian universities - Trove Australia: Most Australian university libraries contribute their holdings to Libraries Australia, for which Trove Australia provides a search facility. Use the Advanced search screen and under "Limit your search > Format", select "Thesis". Under "Limit your search >Availability", you can choose "Online" to limit your search to theses that are available for download.

Theses from British universities - Index to Theses in the United Kingdom and Ireland: Listing service with very long reach into the past. Abstracts available from 1970. Accessible online at certain terminals at The University of Melbourne Library. - EthOS: British Library listing service. Some theses are available for free immediate download, and others for purchase.

Theses from United States universities - ProQuest Dissertations and Theses (formerly known as Dissertations Abstract International): Worldwide coverage from very early times. Leading source of information for US universities. Many theses available for download. Accessible online at The University of Melbourne Library - Theological Research Exchange Network: Commercial enterprise from which theses from many US universities and seminaries can be ordered online.

Theses from Canadian universities**** - Theses Canada: Canadian listing service since 1965. Many theses are available for download.

Theses from French universities - SUDOC: Use the Advanced search screen and under "Type de publication", select "Theses".

Theses from German universities - Deutsche National Bibliothek: Use the main catalogue screen here. Type your search term followed by the term "diss", then press "Finden".

Theses from international universities - OCLC Worldcat Advanced Search screen: University libraries worldwide contribute their holdings to OCLC Worldcat. Use the Advanced search screen and under "Narrow your search > Content", select "Thesis/dissertations". - Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations: Union catalogue of theses databases maintained by a range of independent agencies. Find their search facility here.