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On Elective Double Submission: Data Points from the Early Years of Optional
What compels a student to seek out ProQuest/UMI submission when his or her institution doesn’t require it? This poster presents early findings on which students elect to go beyond the University of Texas requirements and ...
Who? What? Why? When? A Tale of ETD Metadata
Early proponents of ETDs argued that moving from print to electronic format would make “these works more readily accessible to other scholars,” raising the specter that “...theses and dissertations lie moldering in library ...
Creating and Evaluating Metadata for a Large Legacy Thesis Collection: From “Vocational Agriculture” (1922) to “Microemulsion-Mediated Syntheses” (2004)
In the summer of 2012, Texas A&M University Libraries uploaded more than 16,000 retrospectively-digitized masters-level theses, dating from 1922 to 2004, into our DSpace institutional repository. A Retrospective Theses ...