Submitting Electronic Theses + Dissertations
Graduate students are required to submit an electronic copy of the final version of their successfully defended thesis or dissertation (ETD) to the Tuttleman Library before they are permitted to graduate.
These works will be added to the library catalog six to eight weeks after reception, and made available electronically per request. Students also have the option to publish their work in the ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global database.
The Tuttleman Library does not accept physical copies of student manuscripts.
Examples of cataloged Gratz student ETDs are available here. To access the full text, please email the library at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Students must submit an electronic copy of the final version of their successfully defended dissertation or thesis, to the library using the Graduate ETD Submission Form. The item must be submitted in a PDF format.
- Before submitting their work, students should review with their committee chair to ensure that their work is ready for publication.
- Doctoral students should ask their committee chair and readers to look for an upcoming email from Gratz College regarding the signing of their dissertation.
- The library does not edit or proofread students’ ETDs. Students should review their work for any final edits prior to submission. Changes to content require approval from the student’s committee chair before resubmitting to the library.
Please name your PDF file in the following format: Lastname_FirstInitial_Degree20xx.pdf
Doctoral students must submit a separate file of the signed signature page in the Graduate ETD Submission Form (see note above). This file will be saved with the student’s work but will not be published. Masters students are not required to submit signatures.
Please verify publishing embargo status in the Graduate ETD Submission Form.
Students are responsible for complying with copyright law and avoiding plagiarism.
Students will receive an initial email confirming that the library received the submission.
Students should allow at least six to eight weeks after acceptance for their work to be added to the library catalog and to be made available electronically.
Optional Submission to ProQuest
After receiving the acceptance email from the Library, the student has the option to submit their work to the ProQuest ETD Submission Site by creating a personal account on that page.
This is not required for graduation but is offered as an option if the student would like his or her work published within ProQuest Dissertations and Theses Global database via ProQuest ETD Administrator.
The library does not recommend that students pay ProQuest for Open Access, to register for U.S. copyright, or order bound copies through ProQuest.
Please contact email@example.com with any questions about the submission process.