Public Access and your thesis (FCF)

For all graduate researchers and staff

Dulcie Hollyock Room,
Baillieu Library

Everything you need to know to prepare your thesis for submission in the University's Open Access Repository (Minerva Access). Topics covered will include:

  • An overview of the University policy on public access to graduate research theses;
  • An overview of the systems used for examination and OA: TES and Minerva Access;
  • The benefits of making your thesis open access, along with a consideration of potential issues (I think important to include this—and it kind of encapsulates what many of the following dotpoints are about)
  • Selecting and applying embargo periods to protect your ability to publish;
  • How to protect commercial IP, patentability applications, and legally/politically sensitive information;
  • Managing 3rd-party Copyright, including Theses-with-Publication.

This workshop is relevant to all PhD and Masters by research students.

Presented by: Stephen Cramond & Jenny McKnight