Vidyanidhi Online Database of Indian Doctoral Theses
To evolve as an online resource and a technical mechanism for the creation, submission, archiving, and accessing of Indian doctoral theses, the Ford Foundation supported the Mysore University's Vidyanidhi project specifically for focusing on dissertations in Social and Human Sciences in Indian universities. This pilot project begun in 2000 with support from the Government of India NISSAT, and DSIR, and demonstrated the feasibility of e-Theses program in India. With financial support from the Ford Foundation as well as Microsoft India, it is evolving as a National Initiative. Vidyanidhi is a member of the Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD- http://www.ndltd.org)- a global initiative with more than 170 members from different countries.
This is a very useful researchable online database that makes available
Ph.D. theses accepted in Indian universities. Theses can be searched by title, subject, contributor, supervisor, language, university and year of award.
Vidynidhi also prepare the doctoral students in e-publishing, e-scholarship and digital libraries by offering training programs and online tutorials. For further details please visit:
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