Durham e-Theses

Deposit Guide

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BEFORE you begin, please check ...
  • Thesis title and abstract ready to type or copy/paste.
  • Single PDF of the passed version of your thesis full-text ready to upload.

THEN ...
  1. Login
  2. Create a new e-Thesis record
  3. Enter thesis details
  4. Upload single PDF of the passed version of your thesis full-text
  5. Complete
  6. Logout

The following instructions are also available in this short video.

1. Login
  • Click EITHER:
    • 'Depositor Login' link near the top of screen OR;
    • 'Login and enter brief details ...' link under the Postgraduate Research Students section.
  • Enter your ITS username and password.

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2. Create a new e-Thesis record
  • Click the 'New Record' button.

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3. Enter thesis details

Information must be provided.

  • Title
  • Abstract
  • Keywords
  • Award
  • Thesis date
  • Faculty and Department
  • Full-text status
    • Choose 'Public' unless the Academic Support Office agree to impose an embargo on access to the full-text.
  • Comments and Suggestions
    • Use to provide feedback on the eTheses service.

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4. Upload single PDF of the passed version of your thesis full-text
  • Click the 'Upload' tab near the top of the screen.
  • ... the 'Browse' button to locate PDF of the passed version of your thesis full-text.
  • ... the 'Upload' button.

NOTE: please see PDF creation guidance.

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5. Complete
  • Click the 'Deposit' tab near the top of the screen.
  • Click the 'Complete' button to finish depositing your thesis.
    You will not then be able to change your thesis record or the uploaded file OR;
  • Click the 'Save for Later' button.
    You will be able to return and change your thesis record or any uploaded file.

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6. Logout
  • Click the 'Logout' button near the top of the screen.

NOTE: Academic Support Office staff will now verify your e-Theses record and make the full-text live.

Confirmation will be sent to your Durham University email address in the next few days.

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