Workshop: ETDs for Beginners

A session at USETDA 2013

Wednesday 24th July, 2013

9:00am to 12:00pm (PST)

Location: Claremont McKenna College Kravis Center 102

Presented by John H. Hagen, Scholarly Communications Consultant, Renaissance Scholarly Communications

The successful implementation of electronic thesis and dissertation programs on campus can at first, seem to be a daunting task. This United States Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Association primer will prove extremely helpful in assisting you through this process. Armed with a team of experts, the “ETDs for Beginners” session will introduce you to concepts such as the myriad of free resources available through the USETDA AND NDLTD. Topics will include ETD implementation and political strategies, discussion of various models of homegrown ETD systems versus pre-packaged open source and commercial repository systems, ETD office automation strategies, the role of University libraries and graduate school in ETD program implementation and archiving, intellectual property issues as well as explore the usefulness of and approaches to consortia and networking to build ETD programs. This 3-hour workshop is open to rookies as well as veterans who would like a refresher on latest basic ETD concepts and resources. Get more out of attending the USETDA Conference by attending this free session.

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1:30pm Preliminary Findings from a Comprehensive Study of National ETD Programs and Practices

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Time 9:00am12:00pm PST

Date Wed 24th July 2013


Kravis Center, The Claremont Colleges

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