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Grey literature for Health


Theses provide an opportunity to find current research that often has often hasn't been published.

Why search for theses?Thesis

  • To establish what work has already been done in your discipline area
  • To establish what gaps exist in the research
  • To provide a valuable background to the research area
  • To provide sources of further information via the references

Writing thesis by Sam (CC BY-SA 2.0)

Check Deakin Library's guide to finding local, Australian and international theses.

Research Repositories



  • OAIster   Catalogue of international open access collections.
  • Registry of Open Access Repositories (ROAR): Provides information and access to repositories throughout the world. 
  • OpenDOAR   Directory of academic open access repositories.
  • OpenGrey Open access to over 700,000 bibliographical references of grey literature (paper) produced in Europe
    Includes technical or research reports, doctoral dissertations, conference papers, official publications, and other types of grey literature.