Workshops

Sign up information and descriptions for each workshop are shown below.

Date Time Location & Name of Workshop
5/31/22
 2:00pm  Formatting Your ETD & OhioLINK (Zoom)
6/01/22
 2:00pm  Making Your ETD Accessible & Acrobat Pro Requirements (Zoom)
6/15/22  12:00pm  Preserving Your Intellectual Property Rights
     (Patents & Copyrights) (Zoom)
6/13/22  9:30am  Formatting Your ETD & OhioLINK (Tech Bldg 247C)
6/15/22 
 9:30am  Making Your ETD Accessible & Acrobat Pro Requirement
     (Tech Bldg 247C)
6/27/22
 3:30pm  Formatting Your ETD & OhioLINK (Zoom)
6/30/22
 3:30pm  Making Your ETD Accessible & Acrobat Pro Requirements (Zoom)

To sign up for a workshop, please e-mail etd@bgsu.edu or call 419-372-9888.  You will receive a confirmation e-mail and a meeting invite with a link to the workshop.  If the workshop has handouts, those will be attached to the meeting invite.   

ETD Formatting workshop includes

  • Review of where to find items on the Graduate College Theses and Dissertations website
  • Review of the handbook
  • How to use the required templates
  • Submission to OhioLINK
    • Delays in Publication (Embargo)
    • ProQuest

Accessibility & Acrobat Pro workshop includes

  • Using the required template and how headings are already set to be accessible
  • Making figures and tables accessible in Microsoft Word
  • Making titles, figures, tables, etc. accessible in Acrobat Professional
    • Checking the color contrast
    • Checking the reading order
  • Information on how to create alternate text for figures (do not use the same text you use in the figure's title)
  •  Converting your document to PDF from Word
    • Combining documents
    • Creating bookmarks
    •  Filling in the Document Properties
      • This sets the title and the language for accessibility purposes
    • Embedding fonts

If you are using LaTeX, you will need to use Acrobat Professional to make your document accessible.  This is not a part of the template you currently use.

Updated: 05/12/2022 02:00PM