E-Theses and Open Access advice for postgraduates
There are a number of benefits to making your research and thesis available via Open Access:
- Increases citations and exposure of your research
- Helps to build your research career
- Increases chances for further funding opportunities and collaborations
- Meets the transparency/openness agenda
For further information about Open Access, please refer to the Guide to Open Access.
Specific information on Open Access for postgraduate researchers can be found in the OA Guide for PGRs.
For guidance on Open Access and Research Data Management for postgraduates, please refer to The University of Exeter's OA and RDM policy for PGR students.
E-Theses at Exeter
If you have completed a research degree at Exeter, or are due to complete one shortly, a copy of your final thesis/dissertation will need to be submitted to the institutional repository (ORE) prior to the award of your degree.
Please read the E-Theses FAQ and E-Theses Submission Guide carefully for details on the registration and deposit process.
If you would like to refer to the presentation guidelines for theses/dissertations please read the Presentation of Theses/Dissertations for Degrees in the Faculty of Graduate Research: Statement of Procedures
COPYRIGHT: Please ensure that you consider carefully the copyright of any material you have used in your thesis/dissertation. Further information relating to copyright can be found in the ETHoS toolkit.
For more information on submitting your thesis to ORE, please contact email@example.com.
For more information on accessing theses already in ORE, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.