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Electronic Dissertations at West Virginia University
Resources for Effective Promotion
Implementation of the West Virginia University Electronic Thesis and Dissertation (ETD) program has proven to be one of our most effective marketing tools to promote the graduate research of our students, faculty and ...
UPeTD: It's the start of your publishing career
The role of electronic theses to jumpstart scholarly communication is discussed in the context of a first world university in a developing country. In the developing world the context within which new initiatives are taken ...
Long-term preservation of ETDs in Algeria: discussion through the CERIST Deposit system
In Algeria, and according to an official decree issued in August 2000 by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, an electronic copy of every Master's and PhD thesis defended in every academic institution ...
Collaboration and ETDs: Institutional and International Strategies
Developing collaborative projects requires focused goals and a process that encourages participation and takes advantage of each parties' skills. In this session, the presenter will describe some principles of successful ...
A Device for Automated Scanning of Books
Fast access to older theses and dissertations is still difficult, because they are often available only in printed form. If in digital form, content of these books could be available more easily. However, scanning of bounded ...
The Theses Canada Online Portal at the National Library of Canada
Theses Canada, a service of the National Library of Canada, has coordinated a centralized theses program for Canadian universities since 1965. Our mission has been to acquire and preserve a comprehensive collection of ...
Electronic Theses and Dissertations and the Necessity of a New Culture of Electronic Publishing
Culture of Electronic Publishing
The creating, using and supply of scholarly documents in a digital way by the internet is a new, additional and improved kind of scholarly communication in comparison to traditional paper-based procedure of publication. ...
Retrospective Conversion of Theses and Dissertations
While many universities have been moving forward with their efforts to support the submission of ETDs, a smaller number have made attempts to mine the huge store of traditional print theses and dissertation by converting ...
Using XML for long-term preservation
Experiences from the DiVA project
One of the objectives of the project is to explore the possibility of using XML as a format for long-term preservation. For this reason, we evaluated the practical use of XML in different parts of the system before deciding ...
The Miguel de Cervantes DL's Digital Thesis Program
Ph.D. theses are a fundamental pillar for the application and development of knowledge. Generally, Ph.D. theses have a very limited reach. Their printed publication is rarely viable in a massive way. Often, only a partial ...