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Cmo publicar una tesis

doctoral o disertacin

Pedro Hpola
Universidad de Granada, Espaa

http://www.ugr.es/local/phipola
Publish or perish

Disertacin, tesis, trabajos de


grado, trabajos de posgrado,
PhD...
Tesis para difusin, tesis como
recurso
La literatura gris
El movimiento Open Access
Web personal y
Bases de datos de tesis

Desde 1938 (UMI)... PQDT (ProQuest


Dissertations & Theses)
Repositorios ETD (electronic theses
and dissertations)
institucionales / colectivos /especializados
(arXiv.org, RePEc.org, SSRN.com)
OATD (Open Access Theses and
Dissertations)
Recolectores
Google Scholar
La preservacin
OATD
OATD

Open Access Theses and


Dissertations
Desde 1996
Recolector (harvester)
Protocolo OAI-PMH
CONTENTdm, Digital
Commons, DSpace, ETD-db,
EPrints...
PQDT
Dissertation Dissemination - History

1938: University Microfilm (UMI) founded


- To preserve threatened
scholarly resources and protect vital
information in anticipation of war

1951: Designated national repository for


US collection of PhD dissertations

1999: Recognized by The Library of


Congress as official repository
of dissertations

Today: PQDT Global is the worlds


largest repository of dissertations.
Content is increasingly international.

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Scope of Dissertation Dissemination via PQDT Global

Most top-ranked research universities in the US as defined by


the Carnegie Foundation submit their PhD dissertations and
masters theses to PQDT Global

Universities such as Harvard, Yale and Princeton have done so for


more than 50 years

Includes works by authors from more than 1,700 graduate schools


and universities the world over

The number of new dissertations and theses published annually is


close to 120,000

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PQDT Open
Cybertesis
Cyberthses
Tesis latinoamericanas
Tesis latinoamericanas
Networked Digital Library of Theses and
Dissertations (antes National Digital Library
of Theses and Dissertations)
Desde 1996
Recolector (harvester)
Protocolo OAI-PMH
CONTENTdm, Digital Commons, DSpace,
ETD-db, EPrints...
Desde 2001 ETD-MS (ETD metadata
standard)
Y
Redes de bibliotecas
Valores aadidos
Ways to add value to PhD theses (*)

1. Quality of content

2. Metadata (bibliographic description)

OAI Dublin Core, TEF format, NDLTD


standards for DC/MARC (ETD-MS), ProQuest
schema UMI XML DTD, EVSKP-MS...

(*) Schpfel, J. (2013). Adding value to electronic theses and


dissertations in institutional repositories. D-Lib Magazine, 19 (3), 1.
Valores aadidos

3. Format
Searchable, open, and appropriate for
long-term preservation and intelligent
exploitation of the content
MS Office Word, Adobe PDF, XML, LaTeX,
Postscript or RDF

4. Interoperability
OAI-PMH
Valores aadidos
5. Services

Basic and advanced search facilities,


different browsing options, visualisation,
downloading, etc.

- Social media tools: interactivity, discussion forum and


comments
- Federated search and more sophisticated discovery
tools
- Usage statistics and metrics, citations
- Video with presentation of thesis
- Print on demand in book format
- Options for copyright protection or Creative
Commons licensing
- Preservation in multiple copies
Valores aadidos
6. Future-oriented ETDs repositories

7. Anticipating the transformation of


scientific communication

research results and datasets: video and


multimedia, images, spreadsheets, music,
etc.
non-textual formats: AV for video, mp3 for
music files.
legal condition of the deposit and
dissemination of datasets and other
material
privacy or confidentiality concerns
Valores aadidos
supplemental material as an
independent dataset and
interconnected to other data
available to the CRIS (Current
Research Information Systems)
standard formats: CERIF (Common
European Research Information
Format) unique identifiers:
- authors (PersID, DAI...)
- structures (OrgID)
- publications (RefID, DOI...)
(*) Schpfel, J. (2013). Adding value to electronic theses and
dissertations in institutional repositories. D-Lib Magazine, 19 (3), 1.
Why disseminate your theses via ProQuest?
For 77 years, millions of researchers have looked first to ProQuest to
find the latest graduate research

ProQuest provides thesis citations to all major subject indexes,


expanding the reach of your universitys research. Subject indexes
include Chemical Abstracts, PsycINFO, ERIC, MathSciNet,
ABI/INFORM, Wilson Art Index, Institute of Physics, etc.

Publishing with ProQuest maximizes discoverability of your


universitys research

ProQuest compliments and enhances the work that many


universities are doing with their Institutional Repository

ProQuest is a non-exclusive publisher

Authors retain their copyright


PQDT

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