Theses: Acceptance Guidelines

Guidelines for the acceptance of theses and other works

The Library includes in its collection high quality scholarship authored by students of the University of South Australia in the following categories.

Coursework professional doctorates

  • ​The Library will accept digital copies of work at this level although it is not mandatory
  • A digital copy will be considered for inclusion in the collection after the library confers with the supervisor or Head of School
  • Approved theses will be accessible in the library catalogue only
  • The preferred format is PDF
     

For further information contact the Academic Library Team on your campus

Doctoral, masters degrees by research and research professional doctorates

  • Digital copies are deposited in the Library by the Graduate Research Centre
  • The preferred format for digital copies is PDF

Masters by coursework theses

The Library does not collect print copies of work at this level.

  • A digital copy will be considered for inclusion in the collection after the library confers with the supervisor or Head of School
  • Approved theses will be accessible in the library catalogue only
  • The preferred format is PDF
     

For further information contact the Academic Library Team on your campus

Honours and other final year projects

The Library does not collect print copies of work at this level.

  A digital copy will only be considered for inclusion in the collection if it meets one of the following criteria:

  • A School requests that the work is held as an exemplar
  • The work relates to major research projects of the University
  • The work relates to the history or development of the University
  • The work relates to South Australia as part of the University's community mission

  ​All digital submissions must have the approval of the supervisor or Head of School

  Approved works will be accessible in the library catalogue only

  The preferred format is PDF
 

  For further information contact the Academic Library Team on your campus