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Spanish: Theses & Conferences

Research Repositories

A research repository stores an institution's intellectual research outputs - try searching these selected resources:

Spanish & Latin American Dissertations

REDIAL-TESIS - Catalog of more than 8,000 doctoral theses on Latin America produced at European universities since 1980.

TESIUNAM - Database of masters and doctoral theses of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México since 1986. Full-text PDFs available for most.

Biblioteca Digital de Teses e Dissertacoes - search electronic theses and dissertations from Brazilian universities

Red Peruana de Tesis Digitales - Dissertations from Peruvian universities

Tesis UBA - Catálogo Colectivo de Tesis de la Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina. Catalog of theses from the Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina

Theses and Dissertations (Iberian Studies in SALALM) - A directory of dissertations and theses from Spain and Portugal

Portal de Tesis Latinoamericanas - Search by keyword, title, author, and/or university


Recommended databases and tips to find dissertations and theses:

Find Open Access Journals and Repositories

A list of  freely available online resources that give you the ability to find and, in most instances, access full text scholarly publications. 

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Information about conferences, their papers and proceedings are an excellent source of current research, best practices and new innovations in a research area. Try the original source, catalogues, article databases, research repositories and the internet. 

Conference Website - A very good place to start, or try the organising body's website.

Author's Website - Researchers often post conference paper links on their own personal website; or email them for a copy of the paper.

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