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Scholarly Communication

 
×The Office of Scholarly Communication's staff members are now working from home after the University Library closed in response to the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Our services remain operational, including Apollo and Symplectic Elements. However, please note that telephone calls will not be answered and there may be a delay in processing some thesis submissions.

The research undertaken by our body of PhD students is a significant national asset held in the form of theses. Until recently only hardbound copies of theses were collected and catalogued by the University Library, but this changed on 1st October 2017 when the Board of Graduate Studies introduced the requirement that all PhD students deposit both a hard copy and an electronic copy of their thesis. This means that the collection of this valuable research at the University will continue to grow into the future. Any alumni who wish to have their thesis digitised and made open access are welcomed.

Our university repository, Apollo holds several thousand digitised theses and many of these are Open Access. Theses in the repository are able to be requested for research purposes.

These pages contain information for PhD students about requirements to deposit their theses and advice on how to manage this process. They also contain information for potential researchers and readers of theses.

If you are ready to submit your electronic thesis to the Apollo system now, you can do so via the upload form in Symplectic Elements.
 
Once you have completed ​entering the details about your thesis, please follow the prompts in Symplectic Elements to deposit your thesis in Apollo.

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