If you wish to keep abreast of current scholarship, or simply reassure yourself that no one else has written the PhD thesis you are about to embark upon, you will need to see which dissertations and theses have been completed at other institutions. The options listed below enable you to do this.
Essex PhD theses
Up until September October 2016 these were lodged in the Library and are searchable via our catalogue (search "thesis" + "psychoanalysis" in catalogue tab).
Since October 2016, all Essex doctoral theses have been deposited in the University of Essex Research Repository and are available online (unless embargoed). They are also listed in the library catalogue (search "thesis" + "psychosocial" in catalogue tab)..
There are also many portals to open access dissertations. NDLTD maintains a pretty comprehensive & up to date list of national portals around the world:
Global search engines for digital theses include the following:
Many regions and countries also have portals to electronic theses. Examples include:
Australia - Trove
Canada - Theses Canada Portal
Europe - DART-Europe
Greece - National Archive of PhD Theses
Hong Kong - Hong Kong University Theses Online
India - Shodhganga
Netherlands - NARCIS
Russia & CIS - Dissertation CIS
Scandinavia - DiVA (the Academic Archive Online)
South Africa - National ETD Portal
Spain - TDX (Tesis Doctorales en Xarva)