External Repositories

Search RIAN.ie (Pathways to Research Repository) for limited full-text access to research theses from seven Irish Colleges including Dublin City University, NUI Galway, Maynooth University, Trinity College Dublin, UCC, UCD, UL, DIT, Royal College of Surgeons.


British Theses can be found on the ETHOS repository. The British Library's electronic thesis online service offers access to theses from participating institutions by Registering with ETHOS. Some Theses are free to download.


European Theses can be found on the DART–EUROPE E-THESES PORTAL. Access the abstracts of 1000’s of theses from British & European universities. The DART-Europe partners help to provide researchers with a single European Portal for the discovery of Electronic Theses and Dissertations. Many Theses can be accessed free of charge



PhD on Track is a resource for PhD students who are beginning their research career, and who want to learn more about information- and literature for research purposes, and about how to publish research.


International Theses – Search OCLC WorldCAT – WorldCat is a Union Catalogue that itemises the collections of 72,000 libraries in 170 countries and territories. Find Abstracts Only.


ResearchGate is a social networking site for scientists and researchers to share papers, ask and answer questions, and find collaborators.