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1 Ethesis Update Marion Tattersall Rachel Proudfoot

2 WREO  Internationally – common to make doctoral theses available   Local policy Sheff - from Oct 2008 Leeds & York – from Oct 2009  Voluntary submission strongly recommended

3 WREO and EThOS  British Library EThOS service Digitisation of older, paper theses Addition of new, born digital theses  WREO   EThOS  DART – European thesis portal DART

4 WREO at Sheffield now  Listed as a database on Library web  eTheses advice & FAQs via RIS web sitors/how_to/ethesesfaq.html sitors/how_to/ethesesfaq.html Copyright aspects F2F lectures by Library staff ppt on RIS pages /how_to/copyright.html /how_to/copyright.html Process info - Library web es.html

5 Developing WREO at Sheffield  Embed in new DDP (Doctoral Development Programme) Faculty needs under discussion  Coverage Basic facts, training & advice on copyright & embargo etc for PGRs & supervisors. Repositories as a research information resource  Delivered via Web pages, scenarios online, F2F where appropriate, email/uSpace support

6 Future directions?  More information/advice about OA routes and benefits Within DDP, elsewhere?  Feedback and new ideas discussion in uSpace Library: researchersLibrary: researchers  WREO   EThOS  Copyright contact Clare Scott – specialising in digital copyright issues and the CLA Licence email :

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