Useful Links

ETD Services at the Collab Lab - The staff is available to provide graduate students with one-on-one assistance in converting their documents to the required format for electronic submission.

            Theses and Dissertations at BGSU Tutorial

            Using Acrobat Professional for Theses and Dissertations

Copyright Office of the Library of Congress

Kenneth Crews on Protecting your scholarship (YouTube)

Know Your Rights: Who Really Owns Your Scholarly works (YouTube)

What is open Access (YouTube)

Open Access Manifesto (YouTube)

Benefits of Open Access (YouTube)

Creative Commons Licenses information

NDLTD - The Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations is an international organization dedicated to promoting the adoption, creation, use, dissemination and preservation of electronic analogues to the traditional paper-based theses and dissertations.

OhioLINK - The Ohio Library and Information Network, OhioLINK, is a consortium of Ohio’s college and university libraries and the State Library of Ohio. Serving more than 600,000 students, faculty, and staff at 85 institutions, OhioLINK’s membership includes 17 public universities, 23 community/technical colleges, 44 private colleges and the State Library of Ohio. OhioLINK serves faculty, students, staff and other researchers via campus-based electronic library systems, the OhioLINK central site, and Internet resources.

ProQuest/UMI - UMI publishes and archives dissertations and theses; sells copies on demand; and maintains the definitive bibliographic record for over 2 million doctoral dissertations and master's theses.