How to Find Thesis and Dissertations
1. From Institutions in Taiwan
Providence University Electronic Theses and Dissertation System
All Providence dissertations and theses are listed in this system ready. Availability of the full-text entries depend on the author’s authorization.
Use the library catalog system to find the paper copies with the call number and locations. The copies preserved on the 1st floor do not circulate; while those preserved on 3rd floor are permitted to be circulated.
National Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations in Taiwan
Provides access to all dissertations and theses approved by the Ministry of Education of Taiwan since 1956. Availability of the full-text entries depend on the author’s authorization. A system user name and password are required while downloading the full-text entries.
Ariti Library- CETD
Collects dissertations and theses written in Chinse from major outstanding universities and colleges in Taiwan and overseas since 2004. Availability of the full-text entries depend on the author’s authorization.
2、From Overseas Institutions
NDLTD (The Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations)
Contains more than a million records of electronic theses and dissertations from the
early 1900s to the present. And provides a list of the Open Access theses repositories
for 30+ countries as well as a global search.
ProQuest Dissertations and Theses
Search through almost 4 million entries and 30,000 open access full-text papers to find the one that will inspire you. Here you’ll find the papers mainly from the North America with subjects including Business, Literature &Language, and Social Sciences, …etc.
Digital Dissertation Consortium (DDC)
The consortium consists of over 100 members, including university, college, research institution libraries from Taiwan and Hong Kong. Up to 2018, the database contains over 240,000 UMI papers, which are contributed from members’ purchasing entries selected from PQDT.
China Doctoral Dissertations/ Masters’ Theses Full-text Database (CDMD)
Collects over 3.8 million highest quality dissertations and theses from China, representing more than 300 doctoral training institutions since 1984. Providence users are accessible to the two collections: Literature/History/Philosophy, Education & Social Science.
3、Can’t find the paper in our library?
Please request the printed book or photocopy via the Interlibrary Loan service of following consortium :
-Nationwide Document Delivery System (Delivery)
-Central Taiwan University/College Libraries Consortium (In person)
Information for other reciprocal libraries, please contact the Reference librarian.
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