On this page you will find links to south African and International thesis, dissertations and data repositories. Note that some data may be restricted for various reasons.
South African Repositories
UPSpaceThis link opens in a new windowThe Institutional Repository of the University of Pretoria, an open access electronic archive collecting, preserving and distributing digital materials created by members of the University of Pretoria.
National Research Foundation (NRF)This link opens in a new windowAs an independent government agency, the NRF promotes and supports research in all fields of knowledge. It also conducts research and provides access to National Research Facilities. The NRF provides services to the research community especially at Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) and Science Councils with a view to promote high-level human capital development.
UP Research Data RepositoryThis link opens in a new windowThe UP Research Data Repository (Figshare) is used for final research datasets (only) that supports research outputs.
NDLTD: Networked Digital Library of Theses and DissertationsThis link opens in a new windowThe Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD) is an international organization dedicated to promoting the adoption, creation, use, dissemination, and preservation of electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs). We support electronic publishing and open access to scholarship in order to enhance the sharing of knowledge worldwide.
World Bank Open Knowledge Repository (OKR)This link opens in a new windowThe World Bank is the largest single source of development knowledge. The World Bank Open Knowledge Repository (OKR) is The World Bank’s official open access repository for its research outputs and knowledge products.