Public Access and Your Thesis

This webinar covers everything you need to know to prepare a PhD or Masters by Research thesis for the University's Open Access Repository.

You will learn about:

  • an overview of University of Melbourne policy governing public access to graduate research theses
  • systems used for examination and open access publishing – TES and Minerva Access
  • the benefits of making a thesis open access, along with a consideration of potential issues, selecting and applying embargo periods to protect commercial IP, patent applications, legally/politically sensitive information, and your ability to publish
  • managing 3rd-party copyright and issues to be aware of early if planning to submit a thesis-with-publication.