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Ratanya, Felicitas C. "Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETD) as Unique Open Access Materials: Case of the Kenya Information Preservation Society (KIPS)." Library Hi Tech News 27, no. 4/5 (2010): 15-20.
Emory - Electronic Theses and Dissertations
———. "Managing Electronic Theses and Dissertations: The Third International Symposium." College & Research Libraries News 61, no. 5 (2000): 413-414.
The development of an Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETDs) database, by the SU Library and Information Services, serves to capture, index and disseminate all theses and dissertations completed by students on postgraduate level. The system used to develop the ETD database is DSpace. By means of Dspace, theses and dissertations will be preserved digitally for long term use and access and are visible to anyone in the world. The theses and dissertations are also indexed by search engines such as Google and e-theses registers and can be accessed via a persistent URL (also known as a handle) which will not change.
Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETDs) are theses or dissertations prepared as text-based PDF files. ETDs can contain non-text elements such as multimedia, sound, video, and hypertext links. At Pitt, ETDs are available on , the University's online catalog. This enables scholars worldwide to locate, search, and download Pitt's ETDs.
University of Georgia Electronic Theses and Dissertations is a collection of the theses and dissertations submitted electronically to the Graduate School at the University of Georgia since the summer of 1999. All dissertations are included, although some may not be viewable from off campus. The record for an individual document is always viewable, and will indicate the availability of the document. The author of a dissertation or thesis, in conjunction with his or her major professor, makes the determination if the work will be publicly available. The database can be searched by keywords, author, title, department, major, major professor, committee members, etc. For additional information, click the "Instructions" button on any search screen. Since an individual's name may appear in the database in various ways (especially for faculty members on the advisory committees), use the Browse Search to find all variations.Most of the documents are in the PDF format. A helper application called Adobe Acrobat Reader is needed to view PDF documents. If this application is not loaded on your workstation, click for information on how to get and load the free Reader software. Useyour browser's BACK button to return to this screen.NOTE: The complete text of the dissertations and theses is not searchable in this database. However, for those that are publicly available, use the Adobe "Find" feature (binoculars icon) to search the text of an individual thesis or dissertation. The primary purpose of a thesis or dissertation is to train the student in the process of scholarly research and writing under the direction of members of the Graduate Faculty. After the student has graduated and the work is published, it serves as a contribution to human knowledge, is useful to other scholars and perhaps even to a more general audience. Electronic thesis and dissertations (eTDs) expand the creative possibilities open to students and empower students to convey a richer message by permitting video, sound, and color images to be integrated into their work. Submitting and archiving eTDs helps students to understand electronic publishing issues and provides greater access to students' research. Through the Web, people from any place on the globe can link directly to eTD collections at Penn State and other universities. The Emory Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETD) Repository is ajoint initiative launched by the Emory University Libraries,the Laney Graduate School, and EmoryCollege.University of Georgia Electronic Theses and Dissertations is a collection of the theses and dissertations submitted electronically to the Graduate School at the University of Georgia since the summer of 1999. Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETDs) are digital representations of student master's theses and doctoral dissertations. Upon submission in ScholarsArchive@OSU, they are soon available worldwide through the , itself, , and other large search engines.The Colorado State University Libraries and the have developed a submission, approval, and archival process for electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs) at Colorado State University.The University of the Western Cape electronic theses and dissertations repository holds full-text theses submitted for degree purposes since 2004, with selected titles prior to 2004. Access to the complete theses (print) collection is available via the online catalogue. To access UWC Theses online, conduct a search or browse using the options as listed on the right.