Public Access and Your Thesis (May)

This session will provide you with an overview of University of Melbourne policy governing public access to graduate research theses including:

  • An overview of the 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.
  • Issues to be aware of early if planning to submit a thesis-with-publication.

Presenter: Dimity Flanagan

This event is part of the Researcher@Library program. It is open to all University of Melbourne staff and students.