Finding a Thesis from AIT
To find a Thesis completed in the Athlone Institute of Technology in hardcopy or digital format.
- Theses which completed by AIT students are held in the library either online or at the issue desk.
- To find hardcopy theses, use the advanced search feature of the library catalogue at https://libsearch.ait.ie/cgi-bin/koha/opac-search.pl and limit by theses.
- Request a thesis at the Library issue desk.
- Theses are for consultation only and may not be removed from the library.
- To find online AIT theses, go to http://ezproxy.ait.ie/login?url=http://exat.ait.iehttp://exat.ait.ie and click on the plus symbol to browse.
Finding a Thesis (Digital)
Many online theses are retrievable via Summon.
Ireland and the UK
RIAN - Find Masters and Doctoral theses from Irish Universities and other colleges .
COPAC - Online public access catalogue of 50 U.K. research libraries and Trinity College.
EThOS - The British Library has set up EThOS, a service which enables individuals to register on their website and access UK PhD theses. EThOS currently provides details of more than 250,000 theses, many of which are available electronically and can be downloaded from EThOS.
After searching, click into ‘Pricing and Delivery’ – this will show the details of theses along with delivery options, turnaround times and cost (if any).
La Biblioteca Virtual del Español tesis doctorales - Browse information on Spanish language doctoral theses. Some full text access.
Dart Europe E-theses Portal - 1,000s of full text theses in English from universities in 16 European countries.
DiVA - A finding tool and an institutional repository for research publications and student theses written at 30 Nordic universities and colleges of higher education.
SUDOC - Bibliographic information on dissertations/theses produced in French academic libraries. Use simple or extended search and limit by "dissertation note".
Swedish University essays and theses - A digital resource which enables you to search and download thousands of English-language university essays from Sweden.
SwePub - Dissertations, articles, conference papers etc. published at Swedish universities and colleges of higher education..
ANU Digital Theses – Search full text of postgraduate research theses.
eCommons@Cornell – Search full text theses, dissertations, preprints, books, articles and scholarly publications at Cornell University.
Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations - Union catalogue of member institutions (mostly from US, but some from the rest of the Americas and Europe). Some full text access.
OAIster – Search full text e-prints, e-books, theses and dissertations. A project of the University of Michigan Digital Library Production Services.
PQDT Open - Delivered by ProQuest UMI Dissertation Publishing, PQDT Open provides full text of open access dissertations and theses free of charge. Primarily North American in content.
Theses Canada Portal - Bibliographic records for theses and dissertations. Some full text access (recent years).