Best Practices for Managing Electronic Theses & Dissertations

Slides: ETD Best Practices Webinar Slides

Libraries and graduate schools can help manage sustainable and efficient electronic thesis and dissertation (ETD) management that meets the needs of students, departments, and the institution. This can involve accommodating a variety of print and multimedia formats, managing the review and submission process, providing valuable readership feedback to department heads, among other things.

In this presentation bepress Consultants Kelly Kunaniec and Rebecca Karberg present about ETD management. Kelly and Rebecca draw on examples from the community of over 500 Digital Commons repositories, showcasing diverse collections and workflows that illustrate:

-Organization and presentation options that speak to individual campus needs
-Use of peer-review tools to track revisions, comments, and drafts
-Submission workflows that accommodate individual departmental needs